SNL: Will Ferrell’s Gordon Sondland Crashes Trump’s Impeachment Presser

RELATED STORIES The impeachment inquiry against President Trump was once again grist for the Saturday Night Live mill, with Lorne Michaels tapping former cast member (and current host) Will Ferrell to play the hearing’s latest breakout star, U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland. Instead of specifically sending up this week’s public hearings (as it did last […]

SNL’s ‘Days of Our Impeachment’ Has Jon Hamm, Soapy Twists — WATCH

RELATED STORIES Because the impeachment inquiry against President Trump thus far is “lacking in pizzazz” (as one NBC News wonk put it), “dull,” and “is not The Masked Singer,” Saturday Night Live aimed to up the drama in soapy style this weekend. In “Days of Our Impeachment” — which is arguably the best thing to […]

Trump Impeachment Live Stream: Watch Day 2 of Public Testimony

RELATED STORIES The impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump marked a major turning point on Wednesday when William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, and George Kent, assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, testified before the House Intelligence Committee. On Friday, open hearings resume with former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie […]

SNL Video: Matthew Broderick Plays Mike Pompeo in Impeachment Sketch, Ferris Bueller References Abound

RELATED STORIES Saturday was not a day off for Matthew Broderick, who popped up during this week’s SNL cold open to portray Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. He arrived amidst a conversation at the White House between Mike Pence (played by Beck Bennett) and Rudy Giuliani (Kate McKinnon), both of whom were extremely flustered over […]

SNL: Trump Calls on Ray Donovan to ‘Fix’ His Impeachment Problem in Season Premiere Cold Open

RELATED STORIES With a summer’s worth of political fodder to choose from, NBC’s Saturday Night Live kicked off its 45th season with President Trump frantically working the phone to find a “fixer” for his impeachment problem. To start with, Trump rang personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, who was more than happy to help deal with any […]

The Sudden Firing That Sparked the Impeachment of a President

For months, the president had been pondering how to do it. One of the most powerful government officials in Washington, a holdover appointed by his predecessor, was driving him crazy, impeding his agenda at every turn with his recalcitrant independence. And so, finally, the president, without consulting anyone beyond a close circle of aides, decided […]

The Sudden Firing That Sparked the Impeachment of a President

For months, the president had been pondering how to do it. One of the most powerful government officials in Washington, a holdover appointed by his predecessor, was driving him crazy, impeding his agenda at every turn with his recalcitrant independence. And so, finally, the president, without consulting anyone beyond a close circle of aides, decided […]

Democrats won’t wait for the Mueller report to investigate Trump, but impeachment remains a long shot

Alex Wong/Getty Images House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said they plan to move forward with investigations of President Trump before Robert Mueller releases any report. Nadler also vowed to make the findings of Mueller’s report public. While other Democrats have pushed the need to impeach Trump, Nadler said it is “too early to talk […]

Trump impeachment: Is it possible – and how would it play out?

Michael Cohen’s testimony on Monday, that he broke campaign finance laws at Donald Trump’s direction, has renewed calls for Trump’s impeachment or even his removal – but is that likely, and what would actually happen if it did? Impeachment? Without doubt, Cohen’s testimony increases the chances that Trump will face impeachment – but it is […]

Cohen bombshell sparks fresh calls for Trump impeachment – but what happened to Russia collusion?

Michael Cohen’s testimony that Donald Trump told him to violate campaign finance laws is sparking fresh calls for impeachment, with #Resistors curiously silent on how ‘Russia collusion’ became ‘giving women hush money.’ The conviction of Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, on tax and bank fraud charges, coupled with news that the president’s former attorney […]