The sketch primarily lampooned the recent federal indictments passed down by Robert Mueller against Manafort and others in Trump's presidential campaign over alleged Russian interference during the election.
The pair were later joined in the shower by Vice President Mike Pence (Beck Bennett) and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Kate McKinnon), and they explained to Manafort their plan for eventually pardoning him.
"I can't pardon you now, so we're gonna wait a few weeks then dress you up like a turkey, and then we'll pardon you," Trump said. "Though there is a small chance that I'll screw that up too, and my family will end up eating you for Thanksgiving."
"Many of [them], not all of them but many of them, are Jews," said David, who is Jewish and often incorporates his religion into much of his comedy. "I don't like it when Jews are in the headlines for notorious reasons. I want [headlines like], 'Einstein discovers the theory of relativity,' or 'Salk cures polio.' You know what I don't want? 'Weinstein took it out.'"