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The Daily BeastDec 09, 2018
SNL's Weekend Update Trashes Trump's Cohen Defense: You're Not ‘Totally Clear'
NBCLast week's "Weekend Update" saw co-host Michael Che deliver a hilarious bit on President Trump's poor taste in men, including former campaign chief Paul Manafort and ex-fixer Michael Cohen, both of whom are likely going to be behind bars soon. "Honey, it's you," Che concluded, placing the blame squarely on Trump's broad shoulders.

This time around, following a brief cold open featuring Robert De Niro's Bob Mueller, Saturday Night Live's resident "newsreaders" tackled this week's big Mueller news—namely, that Cohen committed a felony on behalf of "Individual-1," largely believed to be Donald Trump. 

"This week, Robert Mueller released the teaser-trailer for Trump: Endgame," joked Colin Jost, referencing the Avengers trailer. "Federal prosecutors said Friday that Michael Cohen committed two election-related crimes at the direction of a person identified as ‘Individual-1.' Now, we don't know for sure who ‘Individual-1' is, but let's just say things are getting tense right now at Individual-1 Tower."

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The Daily BeastDec 08, 2018
SNL: Robert De Niro's Robert Mueller Closes in on Donald Trump
NBCThere's been a lot—I mean a lot—of Trumpworld news this week, from the Justice Department revelations in Michael Cohen's sentencing (namely, that President Trump directed his fixer to commit a felony) to many more purported Trump-Russia ties.

So naturally, the latest edition of Saturday Night Live would tackle the chaos surrounding the president during its much-ballyhooed cold open. But instead of focusing on Alec Baldwin's tired Trump shtick, and the even more uninspired barrage of homophobic Trump-Putin jokes, the action opened on Trump Tower.

There, presidential spawn Don Jr. and Eric were huddled together by Eric's tiny twin bed, with Eric nervously clenching a stuffed-animal shark.

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Drudge ReportDec 08, 2018
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