Oct 3, 2021 - Politics & Policy

"SNL" spoofs Dems' divisions as James Austin Johnson debuts as Biden

 A screenshot of James Austin Johnson as President Biden on “Saturday Night Live.”
A screenshot of James Austin Johnson as President Biden on “Saturday Night Live.” Photo: NBC

"Saturday Night Live" returned with cast member James Austin Johnson debuting in the cold open as the show's new Joe Biden, as "SNL" skewered the president's attempts to see his agenda fulfilled amid divisions among Democrats.

Of note: Johnson was known for his impersonations of former President Trump before he joined "SNL."

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