The faux Trump acknowledged he fired FBI Director James Comey because of his investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, only for Holt to learn that "absolutely nothing matters" when it comes to this president.
Sean Spicer Returns - We already knew Sean Spicer was returning after Melissa McCarthy was spotted cruising around New York City on the motorized podium that she rammed reporters with before, and this sketch did not disappoint.
After explaining Comey's firing with Russian dolls, McCarthy-as-Spicer flew into a rage, throwing a pillar into the crowd when asked whether he was surprised that Trump didn't fire him before Comey.
Spicer then cranked up his motorized podium and hit the road in NY to confront Trump and find out if the president has, in fact, been feeding him lies. With the first question Spicer calls on Glenn Thrush of the New York Times, who asked if Spicer agreed that President Trump was unhinged because recent tweets.More news: Georgia tennis advances to second round of NCAA Championship tournament
"Only since you started working here", said Trump, played once again by Alec Baldwin. Trump assured he would never do that, and then embraces his press secretary for a lengthy kiss. McCarthy asked, to which Reynolds said in a deadpan tone, "You invited us". (Baldwin is writing a satirical book with Kurt Anderson about Trump due out November, so don't bet on it). Holt asks. Either way, it was SNL's turn to troll the Trump administration. "You are clearly articulate and charming, whereas Sean is bullish". Even the point blank statement wasn't enough for Holt to yell, "Got him!" though, because "nothing matters anymore". Spicer's outside of the briefing room doing recon from the bushes - a real thing for which he will be forever known - until he busts back in and takes over the session.
The cold open incorporated numerous headlines from another eventful week for the Trump administration, from the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to the revelation that the President likes two scoops of ice cream for dessert.
Trump answers: "I'm famous".