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SNL Takes On The Sequester, You Won't Believe Who Joins 'The President' On Stage!

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Mar. 3 2013, Published 10:18 a.m. ET

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Saturday Night Live opened the show last night with its own take on the sequester -- the infamous $85 billion in federal budget cuts.

Jay Pharoah was the star of the entire show, doing his always brilliant imitation of President Barack Obama as he explained how the cuts are going to change all our lives.

An astronaut, played by Kate McKinnon, joined POTUS at the podium said the front of space helmets would no longer have glass. A Washington D.C. zookeeper - Jason Sudeikis - said they'd be selling its horses to Taco Bell. That hurts.

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Then it came to how everyone from sailors, construction workers and Indian chiefs will be affected.  Are you getting the picture?  You can watch it here.

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