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WATCH: Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi face off in a hilarious ‘Deal or No Deal’ game on SNL

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Saturday Night Live has been on hiatus since before President Donald Trump’s shutdown showdown started.

SNL opened its first show of 2019 with a skit that found Trump playing Deal or No Deal over the re-opening of the government.

Kenan Thompson played show host Steve Harvey, taking Alec Baldwin’s Trump character through negotiations with Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Mitch McConnell and a Clemson football player.

“Earlier today you went on TV and you told the American people that you wanted to make a deal,” the host said. “So we decided to do this in the only format you understand: a TV game show with women holding briefcases.”

Pelosi, played by the always dead-on Kate McKinnon, offered Trump a billion “to say Nancy’s my mommy,” which Trump rejected.

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“One billion, that’s a lot of money,” said the Harvey character.

“Yes, but it’s not $5 billion and I need $5 billion because—it’s the first random number I said,” Trump answered.

Later in the skit, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez makes her SNL debut.

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“Trump and the GOP are just terrified of me because I’m under 100 and I’m good at Instagram,” she said.

In the end, Trump does strike a deal to end the government shutdown “and release the kids from cages.”

Watch below.

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