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His greedy tax “reform” would delight Scrooge. His former associates, indicted or facing prosecution by the special counsel, haunt his dreams. His character is a Charles Dickens villain in the Oval Office.

Yes, he’s Ebenezer Trump, starring in the Saturday Night Live version of A Christmas Carol.

This week’s cold open brings back Alec Baldwin, now preparing to flee the country as he confronts a parade of ominous ghosts, from Mike Flynn to Billy Bush and Hillary Clinton — with terrific cameos by Kate McKinnon, Beck Bennett, Cecily Strong, and Mikey Day as Michael Flynn in chains.

Amy Coney Barrett

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Donald Trump will select U.S. Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court pick Saturday, multiple news outlets confirmed with White House officials on Friday — and the outlook couldn't be more bleak for reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, immigration, and the future of health care in the United States.

According to the New York Times, Trump "will try to force Senate confirmation before Election Day."

"The president met with Judge Barrett at the White House this week and came away impressed with a jurist that leading conservatives told him would be a female Antonin Scalia," the Times reported.

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