'Saturday Night Live' ponders what it would take for Republicans to turn against Trump

"Saturday Night Live" in its latest episode took aim at GOP Senators Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOvernight Energy: California, 23 other states sue Trump over vehicle emissions rule | Climate strike protests hit cities across globe | Interior watchdog expands scope of FOIA investigation | Dems accuse officials of burying climate reports Hillicon Valley: Lawmakers say Zuckerberg to 'cooperate' on antitrust probes | Dems see victory after McConnell backs election security funds | Twitter takes down fake pro-Saudi accounts Liberal super PAC launches browser extension replacing 'Mitch McConnell' with 'Moscow Mitch' MORE (Ky.), Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamSenate Judiciary Committee requests consultation with admin on refugee admissions Trump reignites court fight with Ninth Circuit pick Trump judicial picks face rare GOP opposition MORE (S.C.) and Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsTrump judicial picks face rare GOP opposition GOP signals unease with Barr's gun plan Sinema touts bipartisan record as Arizona Democrats plan censure vote MORE (Maine) for their support of President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It's time for House Democrats to 'do something' about Trump Warren: Congress is 'complicit' with Trump 'by failing to act' Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest MORE.

The NBC sketch comedy program mocked the three high-profile senators in a parody version of the network's “Meet The Press.” Kyle Mooney, acting as host Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddBooker dismisses early surveys: 'If you're polling ahead right now, you should worry' O'Rourke's debate moment reignites gun debate on Sunday shows Liz Cheney says world is more stable, 'safer' under Trump MORE, questioned cast members portraying the three senators on a range of topics, including what it would take for them to turn against the president. 


Mooney opens the segment by asking them about Trump's new push to raise tariffs and if the senators support it.

"There was no collusion," McConnell, played by Beck Bennett, responds, referencing the GOP's  widespread response to special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerLewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network Mueller report fades from political conversation MORE's report. 

Graham, played by Kate McKinnon, later says that "when you have a president who is a financial genius and a business Jesus like Donald Trump, you've just got to trust him."

"This man has lost a hundred times more money than I’ve ever made," McKinnon says. 

Cecily Strong, playing Collins, then states that "some of things this administration is doing makes me want to shake my head vigorously and wag my finger once, perhaps twice."

The segment transitions to Mooney questioning the senators on whether various hypotheticals would cause them to stop supporting Trump. At one point, Mooney asks the group what they would do if they found out Trump was a Muslim. 

"A Muslim? Oh, just the thought of that makes me want to stress eat," Bennett's McConnell says as he begins eating a piece of lettuce. 

Mooney's Todd also asks the group how'd they react if Trump divorced the first lady, Melania TrumpMelania TrumpClarence Thomas, Joe Manchin, Rudy Giuliani among guests at second state visit under Trump The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump pushes back over whistleblower controversy White House releases menu for Australian state dinner MORE, for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezMarkey fundraises ahead of Kennedy primary challenge The Hill's Campaign Report: De Blasio drops out | Warren gains support from black voters | Sanders retools campaign team | Warning signs for Tillis in NC Progressives push for changes to Pelosi drug pricing plan MORE (D-N.Y.) and pledged to sign the Green New Deal, a progressive measure the first-year lawmaker is promoting to combat climate change. 

The three senators immediately voice outrage at the possibility, with Bennett's McConnell saying that it crosses the line. 

"So he'd lose your support?" Mooney's asks. 

"He would not," Bennett's McConnell replies. 

The segment wraps up with the actors playing Graham, McConnell and Collins saying they might stop supporting Trump if he got "gay married" to the leader of ISIS. 

"Then maybe," Bennett's McConnell says. "Ah, heck. Who are we kidding? We'll always be ride-or-die bitches." 

The NBC segment comes as the GOP fiercely defends Trump amid an active push from Democrats to investigate the president further. McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said last week that Mueller's report on Russia's interference shows it is time for Democrats to move on.