For SNL‘s version of the historic Capitol Hill proceedings, Cecily Strong played Gop Sen. Susan Collins alongside Beck Bennett’s spot-on portrayal of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-ky).
The sketch kicked off with Strong complaining about the case brought by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-ca).
“I was upset that Adam Schiff said Republicans are afraid of standing up to the president,” said Strong. She went on to insist, “If Trump tried to intimidate Susan Collins, I’d walk right up to him and say…” before her voice trailed off and she buried her head in her chest.
Bennett called the trial a “sham and a ho-ax.”
“Republicans are simply requesting a fair trial — no witnesses, no evidence,” Bennett said to laughter. “That way we