Just when America was about to lie down and die, “Saturday Night Live” comes up with a dream impeachment trial you wished had happened — with Beck Bennett’s “Sneaky Little Mitch” McConnell and the return of Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, with a walker.
The cold open begins like the actual Senate impeachment trial, presided over by a dull Justice John Roberts played by Mikey Day. TV’s Judge Mathis (Kenan Thomspon) charges in to boot him from the bench because “this court needs a real judge who got some big brass ones under his skirt. Scoot!”
Defender Sen. Lindsey Graham (Kate McKinnon), who calls himself a “simple country simpleton,” tells the new judge he has studied the situation — and knows that if he’s going to win re-election he needs to “kiss Mr. Trump’s grits and tickle his biscuits.”
Pete Davidson’s Hunter Biden literally glides in to confess he’s on the board of Brazilian money-laundering company “Nepotismo” — and selling steaks at the top of a high-rise. “Oh WAIT, no, that’s the president’s sons!” he remembers. “Ya burnt!”
Baldwin’s Trump finally staggers in with a “Weinstein” walker, explaining he couldn’t have held up Ukraine aid because he’s so “sick” he can “barely get around the house. Finally he admits: “I’m guilty, but it ain’t no thang.”
Then “McConnell” — Trump’s “ride or die bitch” sings lines from “Send in the Clowns” with McKinnon and Strong.
And “Trump” is guilty on all charges.
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