March 13, 2016 12:28 pm

WATCH: Larry David reprises his role as Bernie Sanders on SNL

WATCH ABOVE: SNL mocks Ben Carson endorsing Trump, Bernie winning young voters.


Saturday Night Live’s opening skit this week focused on mocking Ben Carson’s decision to drop out of the Republican presidential nomination race and endorsement of Donald Trump.

The show poked fun at the fact Carson decided to endorse Trump after months of being ridiculed by the Republican front-runner.

However, the highlight of the segment came when Larry David reprised his role as Bernie Sanders after the Vermont senator won a surprise victory in Michigan.

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In the skit, the cast makes fun of Sander’s supporters as a “very diverse group of white people” who have an age range of 18 to 19 year olds.

“The young people love me Tapper because I’m like them,” David told CNN’s Jake Tapper (portrayed by Beck Bennett) in a mock interview. “I got a lot of big plans and absolutely no idea how to achieve them.”

Later in the segment, Carson is attacked by a mob of Trump supporters mistaking him for a protester and is seen holding a Trump steak to his eye.

“Guys, what did I say?” Trump asked angrily. “Not this one! This is one of the good ones.”

SNL also aired a new Hillary Clinton political ad trying to appeal to young voters by gradually transforming Sanders.

WATCH: Hillary Clinton gradually transforms into Bernie Sanders in SNL skit.

As the skit continues, Kate Mckinnon, who is portraying Clinton, starts to adopt Bernie’s mannerisms and rhetoric until near the end of the ad she starts wearing a baggy suit and sporting a receding hairline completing the Sanders look.

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