'Saturday Night Live' kicked off 2017 with a bang, diving straight into the biggest story of the week: the allegations that President-elect Trump and President Obama were briefed on incriminating information Russia has on Trump.
Mocking the first press conference Trump has held as president-elect last week, the late night comedy show had Alec Baldwin playing Trump trying to stay on message and discuss jobs.
“I am going to bring back a thick stream of jobs back to this country,” Baldwin quipped. “The biggest, strongest, steadiest stream you’ve ever seen. This country will be literally showered with jobs. Because I am a major wiz at jobs. It will be a golden opportunity for me as president to make a big splash. I know you’re in. How about you? You’re in? You’re in? You’re in?”
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Jabbing at Trump's ongoing feud with CNN, the news network that broke the story, Baldwin mocked the moment in the press conference in which he refused to take a question from CNN, saying, "“You’re overrated, fake news! I tried watching your network last night and there was just some crazy blonde woman spouting lies.” Quickly informed that that was Kellyanne Conway, Baldwin changed tune, “God, I love Kellyanne, everyday it looks like she does the ice bucket challenge with her makeup.”
The press conference ended abruptly when a shirtless Vladimir Putin showed up with what he called the “Pee Pee Tape.” Which prompted Trump to insist again Russia was not the hacking culprit, “It was China, I mean, Canada. It was Meryl Streep. OK, this press conference is over. Thank you all for peeing here, I mean for pissing here, I mean for being here.”