Alec Baldwin returned last night to SNL for another Donald Trump cold open—this time focused on the president elect's controversial tweeting habits and specifically the fact that he retweeted a high schooler last Monday.
Baldwin's Trump and Kate McKinnon's Kellyanne Conway emphasized they weren't making that part up during the sketch. "He's 16, he's in high school. And I really did retweet him. Seriously, this is real," Baldwin said.
"He really did do this," McKinnon added. She then dropped this serious explanation of Trump's habits—one the media has been discussing: "See, there is a reason actually that Donald tweets so much. He does it to distract the media from his business conflicts and all the very scary people in his cabinet."
And the real Donald Trump himself kind of proved their point last night when he tweeted about the sketch.
Baldwin had this sharp reply:
Watch the sketch below—and wait for Steve Bannon to make an epic appearance:
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