Alec Baldwin returned to “Saturday Evening Stay” this week, portraying President TrumpDonald John TrumpMattis approves sending 4,000 National Guard troops to border Trump meets with Pruitt amid growing calls for resignation Oversight chairman probes Pruitt’s -a-night condo deal MORE at a press briefing throughout which he admits the presidency is simply “a four- 12 months money seize.”
The episode’s chilly open depicted Baldwin as Trump and Kate McKinnon as President Dalia Grybauskaite of Lithuania at a joint press convention.
Baldwin’s Trump touches on quite a few current headlines within the skit, together with studies that he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin regardless of particular instruction not to take action.
“Earlier than I flip over to those freakshows right here, I simply need to learn a ready assertion to show that I can learn,” Baldwin’s Trump mentioned. “Don’t congratulate Putin.”
He then continued on saying: “Time to freestyle. To start with, a giant congratulations to Vladimir Putin … despite the fact that nobody’s been more durable on Russia than I’m, together with Hitler.”
Baldwin’s Trump additionally mentioned he was making an attempt to hurry by way of the briefing as a result of he is, “acquired plenty of commerce wars to escalate right here.”
The skit additionally poked at Trump’s current feud with Amazon head Jeff Bezos, with Baldwin’s Trump admitting: “He’s manner richer than me and he admits to being bald so I really feel threatened on two ranges.”
The press briefing ended with Trump additionally admitting the presidency is a “money seize.”
“I don’t care about America,” Baldwin says as Trump. “This entire presidency is a four- 12 months money seize and admitting that may in all probability get me 4 extra years.”