June 17, 2021

‘Saturday Night Live’ Impeachment Cold Open Goes To Hell With Adam Driver, Jon Lovitz Cameos

Saturday Night Live returned this weekend after its winter hiatus, just in time to take on President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.

For SNL‘s version of the historic Capitol Hill proceedings, Cecily Strong played GOP Sen. Susan Collins alongside Beck Bennett’s spot-on portrayal of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

The sketch kicked off with Strong complaining about the case brought by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA).

“I was upset that Adam Schiff said Republicans are afraid of standing up to the president,” said Strong. She went on to insist, “If Trump tried to intimidate Susan Collins, I’d walk right up to him and say…” before her voice trailed off and she buried her head in her chest.

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