Sunday, 08 December, 2019

Alec Baldwin Returns as Trump on 'Weekend Update Summer Edition'

Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump in Saturday Night Live Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump in Saturday Night Live"Weekend Update broadcast
Lamar Ellis | 26 August, 2017, 01:20

On this week's broadcast of the left-wing TV show "Democracy Now!" actor Alec Baldwin predicted special counsel Robert Mueller's findings in his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election would force President Donald Trump to resign and cause the Republican Party to lose majorities in the House and Senate. "They couldn't have. I figured it out all by myself!"

SNL's Kenan Thompson was there "because that's what your ad asked for", Thompson said.

But there was also another surprise guest: S.N.L.'s grim reaper version of Steve Bannon.

And Baldwin-as-Trump responded to criticism of his remarks about the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., where he received bipartisan condemnation for saying "there's blame on both sides".

"People asked me, Why are you doing a rally only eight months in?"

Before giving the crowd "the hits", he said the "tragic victim" that came out of Charlottesville: "Me".

The sketch opened with Baldwin's Trump walking on stage wearing solar eclipse glasses en route to jokes about how he couldn't see because he had looked at Monday's eclipse without them.

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Baldwin then moved onto another controversial topic which Trump touched on at the rally.

Baldwin's Trump also chastised the "dishonest media" for not reporting his accomplishments.

Baldwin continues: 'Here we go.

"I wanted to set the record straight about exactly what I said and I have the transcript right here", he says, pulling out a piece of paper. "Steve is going on to Breitbart, where he will be fighting the good fight against globalist cucks like my son-in-law Jared", he said.

Baldwin has confirmed he will return as Trump on "Saturday Night Live" in the fall.

Also Thursday, SNL announced that Ryan Gosling would be hosting the new season's premiere on September 30 with musical guest Jay-Z.

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