SNL Cold Open: GM CEO Mary Barra Gets Grilled by Congress

Posted on April 7, 2014

SNL Cold Open: GM Gets grilled by Congress

In this Saturday Night Live cold open, Kate McKinnon is General Motors CEO Mary Barra who is being grilled by Congress at the ignition switch recall hearing. Barra keeps trying to focus the committee the "new GM" when asked when exactly she knew there was a problem with the ignition switches. She explains that the first rule about the new GM is that you never talk about the Old GM. Finally she blurts out, "Live from New York, it's Saturda—" at which point the committee chairman (Taran Killam) shuts her down saying, "No. You do not get to say that to escape testimony!...") Take a look:

Photo: Dana Edelson/NBC
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