Sacha Baron Cohen has joined Twitter as Borat, the character at the center of his comedy films of the same name, and has fired off a number of tweets poking at President TrumpDonald TrumpVeteran accused in alleged border wall scheme faces new charges Arizona Republicans to brush off DOJ concern about election audit FEC drops investigation into Trump hush money payments MORE

The new Twitter account comes just a few weeks after the trailer for “Borat 2,” the sequel to his 2006 film "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan" was released. 

The new Twitter handle @BoratSagdiyev, a verified account, popped up on Friday. Under the name, Cohen has sent out a number of tweets jabbing at Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. 




The satirical Twitter swipes at Trump comes as members of his administration are expected to be featured in the new Borat film. 

The trailer centers around Borat Sagdiyev’s efforts to marry his daughter off to “give to someone close to the throne,” apparently referring to Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceMcConnell amid Trump criticism: 'I'm looking forward, not backward' Cheney drama exposes GOP's Trump rifts McConnell sidesteps Cheney-Trump drama MORE. The trailer ends with Baron Cohen in an elaborate Trump disguise storming into the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) as Pence is speaking while holding his co-star over his shoulder.

“Michael Pennis, I brought a girl for you,” he yells from the CPAC crowd. 

Others close to Trump, including his personal attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiGiuliani lays off staffers: report The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Emergent BioSolutions - Facebook upholds Trump ban; GOP leaders back Stefanik to replace Cheney Former Ukrainian prosecutor says he was fired for not investigating Hunter Biden: report MORE, are listed on IMDB as appearing in the film.