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Does Trump hate Amazon and Jeff Bezos? He does in Alec Baldwin’s new ‘SNL’ appearance

President Donald Trump has made a routine out of being up early and on Twitter to take pictures at Amazon and CEO Jeff Bezos. Early Sunday morning, it didn’t seem as if the president stayed up late to see “Saturday Evening Stay” make reference to these assaults in a chilly open that includes Alec Baldwin in his recurring position as Trump.

The opening bit featured Trump throughout a information convention with the leaders of three Baltic states. When members of the media began asking questions, Trump was caught off guard. “Oh my god, there are questions, too. What is that this, a full work day?”

“SNL” forged member Aidy Bryant, enjoying a reporter, obtained to the center of the Amazon subject. In current weeks, the actual president has gone after the e-commerce giant and its relationship with america Postal Service; he’s questioned how a lot the corporate pays in taxes; he’s gone after the Bezos-owned Washington Post and referred to as the newspaper a lobbying device for the billionaire proprietor; and extra.

“Mr. President, why do you retain attacking Amazon?” Bryant’s reporter requested. “Do you actually hate Jeff Bezos that a lot?”

“I do. I hate Jeff,” Baldwin’s Trump responded. “As a result of he’s manner richer than me and he admits to being bald, so I really feel threatened on two ranges.”

One other tech large was in the comedy collection’ crosshairs on Saturday, when Fb and its Cambridge Analytica buyer knowledge scandal was the topic of a “Weekend Replace” bit that includes forged member Alex Moffat as Mark Zuckerberg.

When requested whether or not he’ll answer calls to step down as CEO of Fb, Zuckerberg mentioned, “No manner, homie. In accordance with our knowledge units, I don’t should and you’ll be able to’t make me.”

Dressed in his trademark plain T-shirt, Zuckerberg promised that “in contrast to my facial features, Fb goes to vary.” However when requested whether or not customers are going to have the ability to delete their knowledge, Zuckerberg scoffed and gave the reply all of us worry.

“No. Since you gave it to me. No backsies.”

And eventually, in a parody industrial, “Saturday Evening Stay” took on one other subject close to and pricey to tech: DACA, or, the “Dreamers” program.

4 buddies are proven enjoying “The Recreation of Life: DACA Version” — the one board sport the place the ups and downs are identical to in actual life. Whereas one participant is headed to regulation faculty and one other faces the prospect of getting twins, one finds out she’s a dreamer. And her sport instantly turns into loads much less enjoyable.

“Whoa, time for a presidential tweet card!” says the industrial voice-over. “Higher hope it’s simply one thing about Roseanne.”

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