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SNL’s Trump and Clinton hug and make up after vitriolic campaign

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Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon broke character to encourage Americans to vote. Photo: NBC
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If you can say there’s been a highlight of America’s hate–filled presidential election campaign, it’s been the skewering of the two main proponents by Saturday Night Live.

But it seems even Alec Baldwin, who’s won acclaim for his pinpoint accurate Donald Trump, and Kate McKinnon, as Hillary Clinton, have had enough.

The pair broke character in their final episode before election day, dropping the parody to urge viewers to go and vote.

“I feel gross all the time, don’t you guys feel gross all the time about this?” Baldwin asks.

“I’m sorry Kate, I just hate yelling all this stuff at you like this.”

The pair join hands and run out of the SNL studios in New York, embracing each other’s supporters in Times Square.

Alec Baldwin’s portrayal of Donald Trump has been so spot–on that Trump himself – who has hosted the show in the past – lashed out against it.

Hillary Clinton’s told People the combination of Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon is priceless, and sometimes the parody makes her question her own public persona.

She’s also expressed amazement at the show’s wardrobe experts who manage to quickly replicate her suits.

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