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The incessantly shirtless Russian President Vladimir Putin (Beck Bennett) came down the chimney to visit Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live — he was "just in town, you know, hiding in the walls" — and he brought along a little Christmas gift. "This is Elf on the Shelf — it's fun!" Putin says, revealing an elf with one eye that's definitely a camera lens. "You just put it right here, next to your internet router. You keep it there all year. It's fun, yes?"
While Melania Trump (Cecily Strong) is suspicious of Putin's intentions, Trump keeps the party going with the arrival of his secretary of state nominee, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson (a guest appearance by John Goodman), who seems to have the buddy-buddy relationship with the Russian president, of which Trump can only dream. Watch the full skit below. Bonnie Kristian