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In yet another moment of crisis, Alec Baldwin returns to Saturday Night Live as the president whose incompetence and laziness — ordinarily a sort of blessing — has become a terrible curse on the suffering people of Puerto Rico. So learns San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz (Melissa Villaseñor) when she places a desperate call for help to the Oval Office, only to have a whining Trump hang up on her.

Sadly for Puerto Rico, the White House confusion is all part of his plan: “The more chaos I cause, the less people can focus.” Trump’s chicken-fried press secretary, the durable Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Aidy Bryant), “no nonsense but all nonsense,” is ever eager to amplify the deception. So is ultra-loyal Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Kate McKinnon), the country’s cutest white nationalist, who pleads: “Don’t tweet on me again!”

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