President-elect Donald Trump has often promised to run the country like a business, so it makes sense that he's appointing businessmen to top positions. The question is whether someone like Rex Tillerson, chairman and CEO of Exxon, will use his role as Secretary of State to benefit his company.
In SNL's cold open last night, there was no question about it: Alec Baldwin's Trump has a surprise Christmas visitor in shirtless Vladimir Putin, who seems eager to cozy up to the administration. But the real conspiracy unfolds when Tillerson—spoofed by special guest John Goodman—shows up to talk shop.
Unlike Trump sketches of the past few weeks, the Donald himself hasn't had any disparaging Twitter comments about this one, so we can only assume he accepts it as entirely truthful.