“Wasn’t that a great choice? I saw him on ‘Dancing With the Stars,’” said Baldwin as Trump. “This guy has so much energy, Unpresidented,” he added, in reference to a misspelled tweet Trump posted Saturday.
SNL then poked fun at the reportedly tough time Trump is having finding music stars to perform at his inauguration, before Beck Bennett as a shirtless Putin comes out of the fireplace to give Trump a special Christmas “Elf on the Shelf” gift, in reference to a CIA report that Russia interfered with the presidential election.
When Baldwin as Trump says he feels bad at not getting him anything, Bennett as Putin replies: “Please Mr. Trump, you are the gift.”
Goodman as Tillerson, who is friendly with Putin in real life, then arrives on the scene — and the reunited duo proceed to do a special dance before discussing business, while all Trump can do is talk about his meeting with Kanye West.
Check it out in the clip above.