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Monday, December 09, 2019

SNL: When Baldwin’s Trump Asks Who Loves His Cabinet, Answer Deflates Him

If there is any upside to the Trump “administration,” it is the prospect that the incompetence and destruction in Washington will be lampooned weekly on Saturday Night Live with savage effect by Alec Baldwin and the SNL cast, now including Kate McKinnon as Kellyanne Conway. On last night’s SNL cold open, “Trump” greeted “Kellyanne” in his New Jersey golf club office by asking whether the country “loves” his appointments so far. Staring morosely at her phone, she read a tweet of fulsome praise — from former KKK chief David Duke.

And then Mitt Romney (Jason Sudeikis), who memorably called Trump “a con man,” showed up…

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