Weekend Update: Government Shutdown - SNL

  • Published: 20 January 2019
  • Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week's biggest news, like the historic government shutdown surpassing a month.

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  • Jordan Gerstein
    Jordan Gerstein  1 months back

    1:47-1:50 I cracked up so hard

    • Dashcrash 1
      Dashcrash 1  3 months back

      And it was never a meme

      • A Crazy
        A Crazy  3 months back


        • Trinity Wilson
          Trinity Wilson  4 months back

          “Then after Scrooge McDonald’s was done hosting his burger orgy” 😂😂😂

          • JAGExecutiveServicesInc
            JAGExecutiveServicesInc  5 months back

            Che "That's gonnabe a meme"

            • JAGExecutiveServicesInc
              JAGExecutiveServicesInc  5 months back

              We were off for a month...conveniently so was the government!

              • Gaius Julius Caesar
                Gaius Julius Caesar  6 months back

                😂😂”you bring the ice”

                • Ma Yo
                  Ma Yo  7 months back

                  Lmao hard

                  • Ellie
                    Ellie  8 months back

                    “That’s going to be a meme”😂🤣

                    • Simon Winther
                      Simon Winther  8 months back

                      Remember when Weekend Update wasn't two hacks doing lame Trump jokes for 5 minutes?

                      • Ken Smith
                        Ken Smith  9 months back

                        I love the Scrooge McDonald's part

                        • Ben Hanke
                          Ben Hanke  9 months back

                          I would start attending Zumba classes if Chuck Schumer was the instructor.

                          • _Egg_
                            _Egg_  9 months back

                            I wish real news stations were like this!

                            • Isla Loper
                              Isla Loper  9 months back


                              • Veronica Crosthwaite
                                Veronica Crosthwaite  9 months back

                                I don't care what happens all I want are my food stamps.

                                • Snivellus Shrivelfig
                                  Snivellus Shrivelfig  9 months back

                                  Well, I personally heard Senator Shumer say in a speech yesterday that he has no idea what Zumba is, in response to this video. He couldn't even remember the word.

                                  • Batman M
                                    Batman M  9 months back

                                    The worst, most in-funny pieces of shit I've ever seen!!

                                    • -Ivan Loesch
                                      -Ivan Loesch  9 months back

                                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ol_QU_1Ow-0%20Science! Scientific Method!

                                      • Hannah Jamail Herrick
                                        Hannah Jamail Herrick  9 months back

                                        3:59 Anthony scarramucci(?) looks like a fish a lil bit....should we be concerned?

                                        • M
                                          M  9 months back

                                          Can’t blame trump for not paying workers when they voted to pay them and only 6 dems voted for it 🤷🏻‍♂️

                                          • OldPossum
                                            OldPossum  9 months back

                                            3:58 I wonder if this guy realizes that Anthony Scaramucci is his dad?

                                            • Square_Army XD
                                              Square_Army XD  9 months back

                                              4:00 wow, George Orwell is crying so hard in the corner of the room...

                                              • m
                                                m  9 months back

                                                nah that r kelly joke was out of line

                                                • Bob Jones
                                                  Bob Jones  9 months back

                                                  Bottom line, quit with adding tard every time you refer to the party you are not affiliated with. Second, they need to pass legislation to take pay away from the legislature that causes this to happen. Last, if trump declares this an emergency and bypasses the house and Senate then he will be setting a precedent. When Democrats take the white house and there's a mass shooting, what do you think is going to happen?

                                                  • Christian Kulas
                                                    Christian Kulas  9 months back

                                                    This show sucks

                                                    • David Chapman
                                                      David Chapman  9 months back

                                                      Obama shut down the government for 43 days and no one said a word. You’re just say this crap because you’re clueless on the bigger picture.

                                                      • Rishi Behal
                                                        Rishi Behal  9 months back

                                                        I'm sorry but the 2013 shutdiwn lasted for 16 not 35

                                                    • Elise Lyn
                                                      Elise Lyn  9 months back

                                                      Can we just all agree that Michael Che is the cutest human being in the world. I mean...1:24

                                                      • sweatpantsprincess
                                                        sweatpantsprincess  9 months back

                                                        I like that Michael Che didn't react to the R Kelly joke as much as the audience responses to it. They must have been making some faces or something

                                                        • s
                                                          s  9 months back

                                                          3:04 - 3:53 | It would have been welcoming if BuzzFeed had imbibed this advice years ago. That website was annoying and irrelevant long before the Trump dossier, and whatever else they've been publishing in recent years, under the guise of journalism.

                                                          • Mitzi Lee
                                                            Mitzi Lee  9 months back

                                                            "Bring the ice." That is the best analogy on how BuzzFeed should be. Stick with your lists and memes.

                                                            • Aidi Bal
                                                              Aidi Bal  9 months back

                                                              The government shutdown! It's Chuck Schumer's and Nancy Pelosi's fault. The saddest thing is that Schumer and Pelosi are still getting paid, but the government employees aren't.

                                                              • rotten otten o
                                                                rotten otten o  9 months back

                                                                U guys are too funny! 🤣

                                                                • Rick McMurtry
                                                                  Rick McMurtry  9 months back

                                                                  Why is it always Trump's fault when pelosi is like NO what kind of negotiation is that. Trump 2020

                                                                  • Taylor Nanney
                                                                    Taylor Nanney  9 months back

                                                                    I miss the old weekend updates with Seth Myers.

                                                                    • Rubear
                                                                      Rubear  9 months back

                                                                      We all need less government in our lives.

                                                                      • Mac Bizzo
                                                                        Mac Bizzo  9 months back

                                                                        Why are OLD people in charge?... ask any psychologist... the older a person is the more they regress back into a child.

                                                                        • Danky Skull
                                                                          Danky Skull  9 months back

                                                                          Yep, the NPC's are functioning just fine!

                                                                          • Danky Skull
                                                                            Danky Skull  9 months back


                                                                            • Danky Skull
                                                                              Danky Skull  9 months back


                                                                              • Danky Skull
                                                                                Danky Skull  9 months back


                                                                                • Conner Broeker
                                                                                  Conner Broeker  9 months back

                                                                                  Trump isn't the only reason the government is shut down

                                                                                  • Pyroclastic Flow
                                                                                    Pyroclastic Flow  9 months back

                                                                                    S N L = Still Not Laughing
                                                                                    - Trump secured all back pay, Liar.
                                                                                    - Pelosi had prewritten her refusals to negotiate. She OWNS the shutdown.
                                                                                    - Government workers are well taken care of. Peloser refuses to meet with the parents of children killed by illegals.
                                                                                    - Cohen already proved himself to be a liar. What he says is of no consequence.
                                                                                    SNL grasps at straws trying to make the President look bad. SNL fails while propagandizing and outright lying.
                                                                                    SNL fails miserably at comedy.
                                                                                    But the thing SNL will fail MOST about is their (the cast and "writers", decision makers, etc) ability to avoid repercussions.

                                                                                    • Ad Astra
                                                                                      Ad Astra  9 months back

                                                                                      I wonder how many real, live border guards that would have actual jobs for the long term (long after wall construction crews were done and gone) you could hire with $5 billion. Maybe more than enough to do the job?

                                                                                      • Peyton Holden
                                                                                        Peyton Holden  9 months back

                                                                                        All the employees are getting their money back after the shutdown

                                                                                        • I. Wynn Wynn
                                                                                          I. Wynn Wynn  9 months back

                                                                                          Gross only he has that aunt

                                                                                          • Lorraine Mackey
                                                                                            Lorraine Mackey  9 months back

                                                                                            Government is always closed on Sat. And Sun.

                                                                                            • William
                                                                                              William  9 months back

                                                                                              Che is fucking funny

                                                                                              • Franklin MacGillacuddy
                                                                                                Franklin MacGillacuddy  9 months back

                                                                                                Weekend Update has always been about the best part of SNL for me, back to the days of Chase and Aykroyd and Curtain, but this season they are definitely dominating. SNL should consider an entire spinoff show written by Jost and Che and the other contributors to this bit of wonderfulness.