As Trump, Baldwin first thanks West, who donned a "Make America Great Again" hat, for giving him a pair of Yeezy sneakers.
Making his maiden voyage as Trump for the show's 44th season, Baldwin played Trump as the less insane of the two. On the third episode of the new season, Alec Baldwin returned fresh off his own minor scandal involving race to poke fun at the president's meeting with Kanye West and Jim Brown earlier in the week. "He doesn't listen to anyone but himself".
Baldwin's Trump then started to think that West possibly reminded him of someone.
On the flip side, Meyers joked that he had worked at "SNL" for 12 years and didn't get to say it once. "They're trying to control my mind and when someone tells me what to do and what I can wear and I can't wear I feel like they are touching my brain".
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Bob Corker, the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said in a tweet Monday that he had spoken with the Saudi ambassador. Embassies and consulates under the Vienna Convention are technically foreign soil and must be protected by host nations.
Thompson also got a chance to explore Brown's inner monologue through voiceover in the sketch, wondering, among other things, if it was possible for a person to be "tri-polar".
West then calls himself a "stable genius" and has "the best words", familiar phrases uttered by the real Trump. During the press conference, West talked about a range of subjects, including the 13th and Second amendments, North Korea and Superman.
"They love me more than they love Alec Baldwin".