The “Daily Show” host was amazed that West had gotten President Trump to try to help a jailed rapper. “It’s like he uses his MAGA hat like a magic lamp,” he said.
The hosts questioned the president’s claim that he’d tried to stop the chant (and his remark to the crowd that he had “nothing to do”).
As lawmakers argued over whether President Trump is a racist, Jimmy Kimmel reminded viewers that they’ll be able to cast their own votes on the subject next year.
“Maybe it is in your spleen — we don’t know!” the “Daily Show” host said. “It could be anywhere.”
Seth Meyers said of the congresswomen that “if you’re asking them to fix the totally broken, crime-infested governments of their home countries, they’re trying.”
“I hope they took dental photographs of Biden before this debate,” Stephen Colbert said. Jimmy Fallon summed up the evening as “Operation Destroy Joe Biden.”
“To qualify, all a candidate needed was to poll at 1 percent or higher,” the “Tonight Show” host said. “That’s it? One percent? I mean, even O.J.’s at 2 percent.”
The president’s response to E. Jean Carroll’s accusation of sexual assault drew scorn from Noah and other late-night hosts.
Baffled by the president’s reversal on Iran, Meyers predicts “we’re going to find him in the parking lot outside the White House beating the crap out of himself.”