Feb 14, 2021 - Politics & Policy

"SNL" cold open parodies Trump's Senate acquittal

Alex Moffat as Tucker Carlson in the "SNL" cold open

Alex Moffat as Tucker Carlson in the "Saturday Night Live" cold open. Photo: Will Heath/NBC

The latest "Saturday Night Live" cold open skewered former President Trump's acquittal ā€” hours after the Senate vote.

Highlight: Kate McKinnon as Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) appeared on the "SNL" version of Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight" to declare the result was "a great day for 30% of America," adding that "just because the rioters were yelling "fight for Trump" during the Jan. 6 insurrection, "doesn't mean that they meant Donald Trump."

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