On this week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live”, the cast took aim at a nervous Trump family, complete with a looming Robert Mueller, played again by Robert DeNiro. In the cold open, President Donald Trump’s sons, Eric and Don Jr., comforted each other at bedtime over the scary thought of Mueller's potential indictments.
The real Russia investigation gained steam this week when prosecutors filed new documents saying former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort continually lied to investigators.
Jason Momoa, who plays Aquaman in the new film by the same name, hosted the show, admitting in his monologue that he is something of an “SNL” nerd after watching it for years. He was joined by Leslie Jones, Kenan Thompson and Chris Redd, who claimed they had a great idea for Aquaman’s theme song.
On the "Weekend Update," hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che once again touched on Robert Mueller and his Russia investigation. Michael Che spoke about Trump’s somewhat invalid attempts to call off the Mueller investigation, joking that he would try that too if he were in Trump’s position.
The musical guests on the show were English rockers Mumford and Sons. The band performed two songs, "Guiding Light" and "Delta," from their 2018 album, "Delta."