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‘SNL’ introduces Walter White of ‘Breaking Bad’ as Trump’s DEA chief


“Saturday Night Live” mocked President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks during its latest show, introducing “Breaking Bad’s” Walter White as the new chief of the Drug Enforcement Agency.

{mosads}The show opened with CNN’s Jake Tapper, played by Beck Bennett, questioning Kate McKinnon’s Kellyanne Conway about Trump’s appointments.

Tapper notes that Trump’s selection to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, is a “fossil fuel advocate who doesn’t believe in climate change.” He also says the choice of fast food CEO Andrew Puzder as Labor secretary has people “scratching their heads.”

“It’s almost like Mr. Trump appoints these people specifically to undermine the very agencies that they head,” Tapper adds.

“They are not bad, they are alt-good,” Conway responds to laughter.

Tapper then announces that Trump has named a “high school science teacher from New Mexico named Walter White” as the head of the DEA.

“Walter is amazing,” Conway says, adding that he “came highly recommended” by senior Trump adviser Steve Bannon.

“Oh yeah, Steve’s the best. We’ve had some times,” Bryan Cranston’s White says, adding that Bannon found him in the Breitbart comments section.

Cranston, whose character turned to producing methamphetamine on the hit AMC show, says that he’s a “big fan” of Trump.

“I like his style. He acts first and acts questions later,” he says. “I also like that wall he wants to build. Nothing comes in from Mexico, meaning a lot less competition for the rest of us.”

Cranston says, however, that Congress “might get hung up on the fact that I faked my own death.”

“I’m only the third person in the Trump Cabinet to do that.”

Cranston also says he and Trump agree that it’s time “to make America cook again.”

“It’s time to fill this nation with red, white and a whole lot of blue.”

You can watch the entire opening in the video player above.

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