SNL Whacks Toomey-Manchin Gun Control Compromise

SNL's cold open took a look at the Toomey-Manchin deal on gun background checks.

  • Share
  • Read Later

Last week Sens. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Joe Machin (D-W.Va.) stood up on stage touting their bipartisan deal expanding background checks to cover all sales at gun shows and over the Internet. Their amendment, according to The Hill, “could help pass the most far-reaching gun control bill in nearly two decades.” SNL was not so impressed.

Here is Jason Sudeikis as Sen. Manchin:

Is this bill what we wanted? No. Is it what the NRA wanted? No. But does it at least help in some small way? No.

Watch the video above.

1 comments
gysgt213
gysgt213

SNL is not alone being not impressed.