SNL’s GOP won’t quit supporting Trump

Saturday Night Live kept it in the family on Saturday evening, spoofing fellow NBC show Meet the Press.

SNL’s Chuck Todd, played by Kyle Mooney, interviews a roundtable of prominent Republicans, Sens. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Mitch McConnell (R-Kent.), portrayed by Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, and Beck Bennett, respectively. Graham and McConnell offer sterling praise of President Trump from the get go, while Strong’s Collins does offer some very muffled criticism of the commander-in-chief. She’s thought about sending him a strongly-worded email or two, for example.

Mooney’s Todd decides to push the limits and has the trio play a game. What would it take, he asks them, to quit supporting Trump? For a moment, it looked like a hypothetical situation in which Trump married Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and supported her Green New Deal might do the trick. But the answer, ultimately, is nothing. Watch the full sketch below.

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