“It’s just crazy how one day you’re the CEO of Exxon, a $50 billion company, and the next day you get fired by a man who used to sell steaks in the mail,” Goodman’s Tillerson tells “Anderson Cooper” (Alex Moffat) before crushing the drinking glass in his hand.
“Call Jurassic Park, ’cause the Rex-y’s loose!”
It was the second week in a row that the cold open featured a spoof Cooper program, this time examining the Trump administration firings.
“Look at me, I still got a job,” says Kate McKinnon’s goofy, lizard-tongued Jeff Sessions.
When “Cooper” asks “Sessions” exactly why FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe was axed on Friday, McKinnon explains: “Mr. McCabe was in clear violation because of his lack ... of candor … I don’t know, I can’t even dance around, Trump made me do it! McCabe, he saw too much.”
McKinnon adds: “I’m always down to clown, but this was sneaky, even for me. I’m just a simple man who wanted to make things bad for immigrants and now here I am taking away the pension of a Christian white! It ain’t right.”
“Sessions” says if he goes, Donald Trump is going to launch special counsel Robert Mueller “right into space.”
Fred Armisen’s Michael Wolff reveals, half-heartedly, that Trump may name his favorite TV detective, Adrian Monk, to the administration. And “SNL” alum Bill Hader pops up as White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci to announce that Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner “is toast.” Wait, he adds, “is this being recorded?”
Check out the clip up top.