Colin Jost is joined by "Donald Trump, Jr." and "Eric Trump" on SNL

WATCH: Donald Trump, Jr. and Eric Trump talk dad's business, with Cheerios

Eric Trump eats toddler food, while Donald Trump, Jr. deflects questions about his dad's business, as usual

Alli Joseph
March 5, 2017 7:00PM (UTC)

On Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update, anchor Colin Jost introduced his guests Eric and Donald Trump, Jr. (played by Alex Moffat and Mikey Day), who came on set to talk about the continued national concerns about President Donald Trump's remaining ties to his businesses. Donald Trump Jr. is widely seen as the brighter brother, and SNL played on this, with Eric Trump behaving like a toddler - alternately talking out of turn and eating dry cereal out of a bag. Discussing his golf game with Jost and the food at a fancy new Trump restaurant, Trump Jr. gave Jost tips, and Eric Trump interrupted, "I drove the cart!" and "I had a happy-face pancake!"

Trump Jr. began to talk further about his father's businesses, and how well they are doing, when Eric Trump interrupted again with a cry of hunger. "Here, I've got some Cheerios for you, buddy," said his brother Trump Jr., who proffered the cereal as one would to a baby, and then a juice box, which Eric Trump could not figure out how to open. After some fiddling, Trump Jr. took the juice box away from Eric and showed him how to insert the straw. "Wow, you were thirsty, buddy" he remarked, as Eric smashed the entire juice box into his face. Then, Eric shoved Cheerios in his mouth with his hand, and Eric Trump calmly went on to resume his conversation with Jost. "It's great to hear how your businesses are doing," said Jost, "but you still haven't answered the question about your father's businesses."


"The only people making decisions about my father's businesses are Eric and myself," said Trump Jr. "And dad," added Eric Trump, to much laughter. "No bud," admonished Trump Jr. "Dad doesn't tell us what to do anymore, remember?" Eric Trump took a beat. "Yes he does."

Alli Joseph

Alli Joseph is a writer/producer and family historian; a Native New Yorker, she is a member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation.

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