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"SNL" Totally Nailed The Phone Call Between Trump And Turnbull And It's Hilarious

"No refugees. America first. Australia sucks. Your reef is failing. Prepare to go to war."

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The cold opening of the latest Saturday Night Live featured Alec Baldwin returning to play the role of United States' President, Donald Trump.

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Shortly after the skit begins, Trump is greeted by "Steve Bannon," a figure dressed as Death himself, acting as Trump's chief strategist.

"I'm tired and cranky and I feel like I could just freak out at anyone," says Trump."Then maybe you should call Australia?" replies Bannon.
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"I'm tired and cranky and I feel like I could just freak out at anyone," says Trump.

"Then maybe you should call Australia?" replies Bannon.

After picking up his phone and calling prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, the conversation quickly turns to mock the real-life phone call the two had earlier this week, discussing the refugee deal made between Australia and the United States.

"Thank you for still accepting our refugees," says Turnbull, before Trump responds perplexed."What?""President Obama said America would accept 1200 refugees... Your country's compassion will not be forgotten.
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"Thank you for still accepting our refugees," says Turnbull, before Trump responds perplexed.

"What?"

"President Obama said America would accept 1200 refugees... Your country's compassion will not be forgotten.

Trump responds angrily to the news of the deal (which was made with the Obama administration), and hangs up on Turnbull – but not before threatening the Australian prime minister with war.

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"Steve," says Trump, "I think that was bad."

The rest of the scene includes Trump confronting the president of Mexico about paying for "the wall" to be built between the two countries, and a confrontation between Trump and the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel.
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The rest of the scene includes Trump confronting the president of Mexico about paying for "the wall" to be built between the two countries, and a confrontation between Trump and the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel.

But really, it was all about the awkward, perfectly accurate depiction of both Trump and Turnbull.

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