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To mark this moment of insanity, Alec Baldwin returns to Saturday Night Live as Donald Trump — where the stable genius plays a special Government Shutdown Edition of “Deal Or No Deal.” Hosted by Kenan Thompson as Steve Harvey, the sketch features comical offers from his antagonists in Congress, including Nancy Pelosi (Kate McKinnon), Chuck Schumer (Alex Moffat), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Melissa Villaseñor), and Maxine Waters (Leslie Jones).

When Pelosi offers to give him “$1 billion, and you say Nancy is my mommy,” Trump balks. The game goes nowhere until a Clemson football player shows up with a box full of “hamberders.”

Click and laugh.

 

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They tried. Oh, they tried. Republicans spent a decade bashing and voting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. And what did they get for all their trouble? A 7-2 ruling by a conservative Supreme Court to uphold the health insurance program also known as "Obamacare."

For that, Republicans should thank their lucky stars. There would have been unlovely consequences had they succeeded in killing a government program that secured health coverage for 23 million Americans.

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