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Kate McKinnon Turned Jeff Sessions into Forrest Gump on 'Saturday Night Live'

Published On 03/05/2017 Published On 03/05/2017
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Real Attorney General Jeff Sessions had a bad week, which meant Saturday Night Live Jeff Sessions was destined to have a great one. For the show's cold open, Kate McKinnon turned the headline-making Trump appointee into a chatty Forrest Gump, speaking to a revolving door of bus riders (Leslie Jones, Kyle Mooney, Aidy Bryant, Beck Bennett, and host Octavia Spencer) and making colorful comparisons in the process.

"This whole mess began with a Congressional hearing," McKinnon drawled. "A senator from up north started asking me all these questions about Russia and if I ever talked to 'em, and I got so nervous and confused. I got as worked up as a double-donged piggy in a room full of sows."

The pint-size politician continued to list the snafus plaguing his stint as Attorney General and reminded viewers of his past -- the latter of which earned him a special treat: Minny's chocolate pie.

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Sean Fitz-Gerald is a staff writer at Thrillist Entertainment. Find him on Twitter: @srkfitzgerald.

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