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Newspaper Runs Photo Of Alec Baldwin Instead Of Donald Trump

An honest mistake.

12/02/2017 9:43 AM AEDT | Updated 12/02/2017 1:02 PM AEDT

El Nacional
A screenshot from the digital version of El Nacional newspaper's Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 edition, showing a photo of Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump alongside a photo of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Alec Baldwin has won praise for playing President Donald Trump.

And it turns out he's so convincing, a Dominican Republic newspaper ran a photo of the actor portraying Trump instead of the president. The article discussed Trump's stance on Israeli settlements, according to Haaretz.

El Nacional issued a correction shortly after the Friday gaffe, but not before it had circulated all over the internet:

Baldwin has been playing Trump regularly on "Saturday Night Live," much to the president's annoyance.

In defense of El Nacional, Baldwin's version of Trump looks far more presidential than the president himself. Baldwin will likely be playing the president again when he hosts this week's "Saturday Night Live."

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