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Bill Murray appears as Steve Bannon in 'SNL' cold open

Bill Murray appears as Steve Bannon in 'SNL' cold open

Armisen sent up author Michael Wolff, who has exposed the inner workings of the Trump White House in his best-selling book Fire and Fury. The segment opened on Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough mulling Trump's "s--hole countries" remarks between periods of filthy sexual banter.

When asked if everything in his book was true, Armisen's Wolff responded, "You read it, right?" Trump would ask to have two babies placed in his office, usually of different races, ' said Armisen's Wolff.

Saturday Night Live has taken a fresh shot at the Trump administration by targeting its former chief strategist Steve Bannon in a skit starring Bill Murray as the ousted White House adviser. "Someone would put a bowl of Goldfish Crackers on the other side of the room and Trump would say, 'A thousand bucks on the black one'".

"No one gets the Bannon fired", he said. And you liked it?




An unimpressed Mika asked the faux Bannon what he was up to now that he has been canned from Breitbart News.

The episode hosted by actor Sam Rockwell - who just won the Golden Globe for his performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missoouri - got off to star studded start with Bill Murray popping up as Steve Bannon in a spoof of Morning Joe.

Then as Steve Bannon arrived on set in Grim Reaper guise, Murray arrived on the scene to discuss his "web series for crackle" his fashion line of wrinkled barn jackets, "Frumpers" and his next line of "outsider" political candidates, Logan Paul, Martin Shkreli and "Jared" from Subway. "But I'm different from Donald Trump because I'm actually a billionaire".

"I'm a celebrity, so I'm qualified", Winfrey said. There's only one job more powerful than being president.


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