SNL Throws a Very Trump-y Christmas Tree Trimming Party

Posted December 18, 2017

"I've had an awesome first year in office, maybe the best in the history of America or the world", Baldwin said. "I tried to make a Steve Bannon ornament but his face wouldn't fit, so I brought you a Mad Ball, instead", she said, producing a monster-faced toy ball.

Aidy Bryant made an appearance as Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump's White House press secretary, with ornaments with pictures of her predecessors Sean Spicer and Anthony Scaramucci on them stating they were the ones "whose mangled corpses I stepped over to get this job". Manigault herself says that she resigned of her own free will in order to pursue other opportunities.

"Quick!" exclaimed Baldwin's Trump.

A parade of familiar White House characters comes through to help them do this - and just happens to reflect special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's deepening investigation into whether Trump colluded with Russian Federation to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. "Because he lied to us, Mr. President, and he acted alone, without our knowledge". The Trump administration clan got cozier with the addition of Omarosa, the newly-departed former presidential aide, whom Leslie Jones depicted breaking into the White House residence. After Baldwin orders that the lights be turned off, Jones responds, "Too late, I see you in there Donald!" "Nobody kicks Omarosa out the White House", she replies, before punching a Secret Service agent and then being dragged away by another.

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Making a surprise cameo, Scarlett Johansson appeared to reprise her Ivanka Trump impersonation to present Baldwin with a Roy Moore ornament for the tree.

Conflicting reports surfaced about her departure from the White House this week.

At the "White House", Johansson's Ivanka tells her father that her husband, Jared Kushner, couldn't be there. "We gotta cut off the head to kill the snake and I should know because I'm a mischievous little mongoose".

The Christmas message also included an appearance from McKinnon's Jeff Sessions, who was dressed as an Elf on the Shelf.