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Following a week in which President-elect Donald Trump made a slew of controversial Cabinet picks—including an oil company CEO with Russian ties as the secretary of state and the Goldman Sachs president as his top economic adviser—Saturday Night Live focused the beginning of its cold open on Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general who doesn’t believe in climate change but who nonetheless was tapped to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
From there, SNL was off and running, describing Trump’s Cabinet picks as “not bad” but as “alt-good.” Take a look, and beware the surprising cameo when Tapper reveals who Trump wants to head the Drug Enforcement Agency.
Josh Katzowitz is a staff writer at the Daily Dot specializing in YouTube and boxing. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. A longtime sports writer, he's covered the NFL for CBSSports.com and boxing for Forbes. His work has been noted twice in the Best American Sports Writing book series.