Alec Baldwin returned to “Saturday Night Live” for the cold-open sketch that saw President Donald Trump “freestylin’ ” at a news conference with leaders of the Baltic states.
The segment opened with “SNL” trouper Leslie Jones in the guise of Fox News Channel anchor Harris Faulkner on a show dubbed “Outnumbered.” She delivered two “Fox News Alerts” within seconds. One raised the question of whether President Obama might still be impeached. The other simply featured a chyron that declared: “Mexicans.”
The coverage shifted to a live presidential news conference with Baldwin limning a peevish President Trump with three Eastern European presidents. He opened by telling the crowd that he needed the newser to go quickly because “I’ve got a lot of trade wars to escalate here.”