Saturday Night Live Cold Open Mocks Senators Responding to Facebook Whistleblower Testimony: ‘Well, Ted Cruz Sucks Isn’t Really Misinformation’

Saturday Night Live parodied lawmakers’ response to Facebook whistleblower France Haugen testifying before Senate.

Haugen, a former product manager on Facebook’s civic integrity team, told a Senate panel earlier this week that the site has prioritized profits over safety and helped stoke political divisions and violence.

The show poked fun at a variety of senators including Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), John Neely Kennedy (R-LA), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC).

“Ms. Haugen, I applaud your testimony here today,” Cecily Strong as Feinstein said, kicking off the questioning. “What Facebook has done is disgraceful, and you better believe Congress will be taking action right after we pass the infrastructure bill, raise the debt ceiling, prosecute those
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