SNL opened with a hilarious skit Saturday night. Kate McKinnon brought back her brilliant impersonation of ousted attorney general Jeff Sessions. And Robert DeNiro was back as Bob Mueller.
This weekend Saturday Night Live said goodbye to fired attorney general Jeff Sessions. And as usual, it was hilarious.
In the skit Kate McKinnon’s Jeff Sessions says goodbye to the people he’s worked with over the past year including White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who was played by Aidy Bryant, and special counsel Robert Mueller, played by Robert DeNiro.
“Jeff, I’m sorry it has to end this way, but we’re going to need you to clean out your desk,” said Bryant’s Sanders.
“Well, luckily I still have the box I was born in,” McKinnon’s Sessions responded. “I’m sorry. I promised myself I wasn’t going to cry. It’ll signal weakness and a hawk will come down and grab me.”
Sessions then packed up some of his belongings including Bob Woodward’s book Fear: Trump in the White House and an “ironic award” from the NAACP.
McKinnon’s Sessions also said goodbye to Mike Pence, played by Beck Bennett, and Trump’s sons, played by Alex Moffat and Mikey Day.
At the end of the skit Sessions gets a special goodbye visit from Bob Mueller, played by DeNiro.
“Oh Lord, like they say, you can’t arrest me, I quit,” Sessions said to Mueller.
“Relax, Jeff, I just came to say thanks for all your help with the [Russian] investigation,” Mueller responded.
When Sessions asked what he did to help, Mueller answered, “More than you’ll ever know.”
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