Donald Trump is skewered during the “Saturday Night Live” cold open for his recent press conference in East Palestine, Ohio. Dressed as fake C-SPAN coverage, “SNL” featured player James Austin Johnson embodied the former president as he delivered an address to local residents affected by the recent derailment and toxic chemical spill in the area Was.
“I’ve been looking at your river, and it’s very shiny,” Johnson said, impersonating the politician. “I’ve never seen water more beautiful than this — beautiful rainbows and discoloration. It’s so cool. It’s like Fenty Beauty Water wearing makeup.”
Johnson shouts out Rihanna for commenting on her pregnancy at his February 12 halftime show for Super Bowl LVII. Concentrating, Johnson blames the man he identifies as the true culprit: “Who do we blame? We blame Pete Buttigieg,” Johnson reacts to Buttigieg derailing the train. Pointing to the ongoing investigation of the Congress Committee of “It was his responsibility. Unfortunately, he was too busy being an idiot and a homosexual.
Chloe Fineman emerged next to Johnson, portraying Georgia grand juror Emily Kohrs. Jury members have posted on social media in recent weeks details of the investigation into Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
As the sketch continues, Trump (Johnson) asks Kohrs (Feinman) whether or not she will be indicted, to which she nods in response.
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“This is my fifth time doing SNL and you know what that means. No jacket? Okay,” Harrelson joked.
Recording artist Jack White, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the White Stripes, will serve as the night’s musical guest.
“Saturday Night Live” stars Kenan Thompson, Cecily Strong, Mickey Dee, Heidi Gardner, Ego Nwodim, Bowen Yang, Chloe Fineman, Punky Johnson and Andrew Dismuke, as well as Weekend Update co-anchors Michael Che and Colin Jost. Other featured players include James Austin Johnson, Sarah Sherman, Marcelo Hernandez, Molly Kearney, Michael Longfellow and Devon Walker.
Currently in its 48th season, the sketch show is being helmed by creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels, with Liz Patrick serving as director. The series is produced by Broadway Video and SNL Studios and distributed by NBC Universal Television and Streaming.
Viewers can watch “Saturday Night Live” on Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. PT/11:30 p.m. ET on NBC and the network’s streaming service, Peacock.