US comedians anxiously await Trump presidency

Trump has already provided a rich stream of material for comedians and satirists, but the real gold mine of endless material may emerge after January 20.

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

A technician makes adjustments to a waxwork of US President-elect Donald Trump at the Musee Grevin in Paris, France, January 19, 2017.

The United States is preparing to swear in Donald Trump as its 45th president while the country's comedians and satirists are rubbing their hands with anxious glee. 

The president-elect has of course already provided a rich stream of material for entertainers and commentators alike.

But now the new comedy must reflect on an unpredictable president in uncertain times. 

TRT World's David Foster met a group of young performers in President Obama's hometown of Chicago.