'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 McConnellHouston police chief excoriates McConnell, Cornyn and Cruz on gun violence Overnight Health Care — Presented by That's Medicaid — Deal on surprise medical bills faces obstacles | House GOP unveils rival drug pricing measure ahead of Pelosi vote | Justices to hear case over billions in ObamaCare payments GOP senators worry Trump made 'problematic' concessions in trade deal MORE (Ky.), Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGraham: FBI investigation in 2016 turned into a 'criminal conspiracy' This week: House impeachment inquiry hits crucial stretch Senate braces for brawl on Trump impeachment rules MORE (S.C.) and Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - A crucial week on impeachment Senate braces for brawl on Trump impeachment rules Here are the Senate Republicans who could vote to convict Trump MORE (Maine) for their support of President TrumpDonald John TrumpLawmakers release defense bill with parental leave-for-Space-Force deal House Democrats expected to unveil articles of impeachment Tuesday Houston police chief excoriates McConnell, Cornyn and Cruz on gun violence 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 ToddChuck Todd challenges Cruz after senator pushes theory that Ukraine meddled in election Retiring House Democrat says a Trump reelection would be a 'nightmare scenario' for Congress Cruz on House impeachment inquiry: 'This is 'kangaroo court' 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 MuellerTrump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts House impeachment hearings: The witch hunt continues Speier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump 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 TrumpFirst lady lends a hand to 'Toys for Tots' charity drive The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by UANI — GOP, Democrats square off at final impeachment hearing The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - A crucial week on impeachment MORE, for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezTrump tops list of most tweeted about politicians in 2019 Buttigieg campaign says 2000 people attended Iowa rally Trump keeps Obama immigration program, and Democrats blast him 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.