Through the extremely common sketch present’s “Weekend Replace” section, hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che mocked the president’s ongoing efforts to overturn the outcomes of the 2020 presidential election.
“Guys, I gotta be trustworthy, I’m starting to suppose Donald Trump didn’t win this election,” Jost joked during the segment earlier than discussing the Supreme Court docket resolution.
The court docket denied a Texas effort Friday that may have primarily nullified the presidential election in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Georgia and Wisconsin, all states the place Joe Biden gained a slim victory over the incumbent Republican candidate. The choice comes days after the court docket refused to hear a different request from the GOP to cease the certification of Pennsylvania’s election outcomes.
“They had been the primary rulings by the Supreme Court docket that had been simply the attention-roll emoji,” Jost continued. “However don’t fear, Trump isn’t chucking up the sponge as a result of he has been a fighter his entire life. No less than that’s what it seems to be like on his mind scans.”
The host went on to jab Trump for allegedly profiting off the choice to refuse to concede the election to Biden, as a substitute he is asking his supporters to donate to the reason for overturning the outcomes.
“I simply love how the media retains telling us ‘OK this time it’s over.’ Nothing is ever over so long as Donald Trump can earn money off it,” he joked. “Even when he dies, his tombstone is simply going to have his Venmo information. Additionally, he’s a billionaire however he retains asking his supporters for like $5. Isn’t that simply unhappy? It’s like saying for the worth of a cup of espresso a day, you may assist a determined previous man faux he’s nonetheless president.”
Che chimed in by taking a shot on the state of Texas, which introduced on the most recent case.
“The Texas lawsuit requested the Supreme Court docket to invalidate election leads to 4 different states, which is a plan so loopy, solely Texas would attempt to execute it,” he stated to gentle laughs from the gang.
Biden wasn’t let off the hook by the duo both, with Jost commenting on Biden’s plan to dole out 100 million coronavirus vaccines in 100 days after he takes workplace.
“100 million photographs in 100 days, which can also be his botox routine,” Jost stated of the president-elect.
Nevertheless, it didn’t take lengthy earlier than the crosshairs had been on Trump as soon as once more.
“Biden most likely would have gotten these doses to us sooner however the Trump administration rejected a number of alternatives to purchase a further 100 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine,” Jost defined. “Why? Who at any level this yr thought, ‘We’ve nearly an excessive amount of vaccine.’ What the hell are your priorities?”
He concluded his “Weekend Replace” rant by mocking Trump’s Area Power.
“You do not have the cash for all times-saving vaccines however you can begin up an area military? That’s just like the captain of the Titanic, whereas it’s taking place, saying ‘’you guys wanna begin an area military?’”
The White Home lately pushed back on claims that the Trump administration turned down receiving extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine, prompting issues that the corporate is probably not ready to produce extra doses for the U.S. till subsequent summer season due to commitments to different nations.