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Monday, December 09, 2019

SNL Cold Open: Sondland Finally Meets Trump

Standing in front of a roaring helicopter, Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin, of course) again affirms his innocence. He even has big scrawled black-marker notes that show he asked Gordon Sondland for nothing except “two large pies, extra cheese.” After proclaiming that he doesn’t really know the European Union ambassador and million-dollar donor, he’s about to flee when Sondland (SNL alum Will Ferrell) saunters up.


“It’s so great to finally meet you for the first time,” says Trump, to whichSondland replies with a smirk, “Oh, oh, oh, right, right, right..Keep the quidpro quo on the low-low!” He demands that the media stop persecuting the president,because “everybody loves his ass,” especially Ukraine – and Russia. He can’tquite keep that quid pro quo on the downlow.

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