Saturday Night Live is back in the headlines for a second time in the last three weeks as President-elect Trump again takes to Twitter to voice his disapproval of the comedy show. In the latest episode of the long-running satire program, Alec Baldwin returns again to play Trump and mocks his recent controversies on none other than Twitter.
Just tried watching Saturday Night Live - unwatchable! Totally biased, not funny and the Baldwin impersonation just can't get any worse. Sad— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 4, 2016
Making fun of Trump for having retweeted a high school student in the last week Baldwin's Trump said, “He's 16, he's in high school, and I really did retweet him." “Seriously, this is real," added Kate McKinnon playing Trump campaign manager Kellyann Conway during what is meant to be a security briefing on Syria. While Trump's advisers try to get his attention for the breifing Baldwin continues, “God, Seth seems so cool. His Twitter bio says he wants to make America great again.”
McKinnon then jumps in defending Trump, saying his tweeting isn't as foolish as it seems, its actually meant to “distract the media from his business conflicts and the scary people in his cabinet."
Badlwin's Trump continues to boast about his recent successes since being elected, noting “I was elected 25 days ago and already unemployment is at a nine-year low, millions and millions of people have health care and Osama bin Laden is dead,” he continued. “Next I'm going to do what I promised my whole campaign and I'm going to build that swamp.” At the very end of the opening Trump insists he can't continue the briefing without Steve Bannon, at which point the Grim Reaper joins Baldwin to open the show.
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