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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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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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