Co-hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che caught up on some of the highest profile political stories from the past two-or-so months - namely, "minor staffing changes" at the White House that saw the premature departures of Reince Priebus, Sean Spicer, and Anthony Scaramucci.
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The Mooch hasn't left the news since his ouster.
But the highlight of the evening, as she is every evening, was Leslie Jones as herself. Jones sexually harassing Jost has become a regular "Weekend Update" bit, but rarely is it as amusing as it was here.
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"You know how you miss me, I'm like human cocaine", he said of his weird, brief reign.
The half-hour show - which will provide four weeks of original summer filler - also featured "SNL's" Mikey Day and Alex Moffatt reprising their roles as the president's sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, respectively.
The rest of the appearances were non-political; Kenan played National Basketball Association newcomer Lonzo Ball's overbearing father LaVar, who tried to sell Colin on some big shoes and some even bigger lies, earning him the nickname "Black Trump".
"This could be the one thing that brings America closer to Donald Trump", Che remarked.
"When did the Statue of Liberty get so bougie?". "You guys hiring over there, because I tell jokes now: Hickory dickory dock, Steve Bannon was sucking -", he said before the clip ended. No summer comedy, new or returning, has debuted at better than a 1.5 demo rating in eight years, and the start of Weekend Update's summer primetime run suggests a summer comedy crowd is there for the taking.
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He denied planning an attack on the country himself but admitted that the money was sent to fund operations like "terror attacks". The network was run by senior Islamic State official Sitful Sujan who was killed in a US -led airstrike in December of 2015.