This weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” mocked President Biden — about his tripping on the stairs leading to Air Force One and during his first press conference last week since taking office.
“This week feels like Biden on those stairs,” joked Weekend Update co-host Colin Jost of recent events while delivering a snap of Biden stumbling on the stairs at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland before the flight to Atlanta.
Jost also applauded Biden for “how good he is at breakdancing,” when a repeat video of the fall played the 1990s song “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now).” Co-host Michael Che “thanked Fixodent” after noticing Biden’s press conference lasted more than an hour.
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“At the press conference, President Biden was asked if he plans to run for re-election in 2024,” Che said in an arrangement, “which is probably the best way to ask him if Is he planning to live for another three years?”
The show also repeatedly joked about the “cheating board” Biden used when appearing in front of reporters, first with an image on the Weekend Update showing a flashcard that read “You = Joe Biden.”
“SNL” also can’t help but reminisce about some of the infamous speeches of former President Trump such as the one that says “I don’t want anything, I don’t want anything, I don’t want reciprocity”, related to his first impeachment that Jost said sounded like rap from “Legally Blonde: The Musical.”
Earlier, in a sketch where the president attended the Seder Passover hosted by Vice President Kamala Harris (Maya Rudolph) and her husband Doug Emhoff (Martin Short), Biden (Alex Moffat) spoke about critics. do not consider him “mental”. fully prepared” for the press conference.
Harris also thanked Biden in his sketch of an opportunity to lead the new administration’s response to the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
“What an interesting, solvable problem,” she said unconvincingly.