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Highlights from the twelfth episode of Saturday Night Live’s forty-third season:

President George W. Bush (Will Ferrell) addresses the nation and compares his presidency to that of President Donald Trump’s.

Real customers (Will Ferrell, Kate McKinnon) struggle to remember their line during a commercial shoot.

Drama ensues when Brad (Will Ferrell) must choose between going to the movies with David (Kyle Mooney) or watching a movie at home with Brian (Beck Bennett).

Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week’s biggest news, including Sen. Chuck Schumer agreeing to a deal to reopen the government. Jacob Silj (Will Ferrell) stops by to address President Donald Trump’s comments at the World Economic Forum.

Browse all of the sketches uploaded from this week’s episode.