Just as Rupert Murdoch-owned outlets have clearly pinpointed the blame for the Republican midterm defeat on Donald Trump. saturday night live impersonation Fox & Friends I tried to tell the former the news, so celebrity apprentice Host that he is no longer their favorite guest.
“Mr. President. I don’t know how to tell you this. But we’ve moved on. We can’t have you on the show anymore.” Fox & Friends Co-host Ainsley Earhart (Heidi Gardner) told Donald Trump in the aftermath of Republicans dashing hopes of a red wave.
“What? What did I do?” Trump (James Austin Johnson) asked them. “Was it a riot?”
Then he goes through a series of moments that many media outlets have predicted for his demise over the past seven years — impeachment, “threats to Ukraine,” Charlottesville, the unbuilt wall — the Republican Party’s ongoing I only saw him in my embrace. Murdoch empire.
“That’s because you lost. Mr. President. We don’t see a future with you. But we can still be friends,” Doocy (Mikey Day) told him.
Trump then scrambled to stay on the air. “Hey, don’t push me away!” Trump said. “I have a big announcement, but it’s not what you think. I’m running for president again.”
The Fox News host didn’t listen to Donald and waved goodbye.
“It was awkward, but I’m finally free. I think the change is imminent and I won’t hear from him anymore,” Doocy said, before Trump called his cell phone. Then, when Brian Kilmeade (Bowen Yang) gets a call from the former president, Arizona gubernatorial candidate and Trump protégé Kari Lake (Cecily Strong) suddenly calls Fox & Friends. appeared on the set of
“Where do you think you’ll go if you lose? It’s not your life,” Lake said.
In one of the biggest political news stories of the year, the Democratic Party’s unexpectedly strong midterm elections, SNL deal with it in some way.They opted for a cable news spoof, a rather generic cold open premise, and tapped into Johnson’s flair for mimicking Trump and his stream of consciousness. Fox & Friends It lasted so long that the organizers seemed to be trying to remind him that he had to do more important work.
In the latest skit, Johnson’s Trump wasn’t all that different from the actual Trump truth social rant. Until we fix it, he’s going to lose,” Trump told the host.
The highlight of the skit was Strong’s return to play Lake, a former TV anchor and election denier who acted as if she was sure to win the race. Instead, she still trails Democrat Katie Hobbs in the polls. “I believe the election was rigged and the results should be annulled,” Lake said. Fox & Friends The host pivots to another take when told she has a narrow lead.
“This is why I always say, this is democracy. Trust the system. Trust the voters,” Lake told the host.
SNL The writer also delved into Lake’s use of gauzy filters. “Lake goes out to CVS every day and asks black customers if they work here,” Lake said.
The cold open also saw a news update as Doucy mentioned the Democrats holding control of the Senate. Earlier in the evening, the network actually nominated Katherine Cortez Mast in the Nevada Senate election, ensuring that Democrats would secure 50 seats to maintain a majority.