After the rapper posted a video of herself criticizing President Trump, Noah said: “How cool would it be if Cardi B somehow ended the shutdown?”
Kimmel urged the president to reopen the government and hit the links. “It’s good for you, and it’s good for America,” he said.
With Kevin Hart gone and a plan to proceed with no comic in charge, the show theoretically should be shorter. But the host’s importance is both overrated and underrated.
Fallon joked: “Everyone’s fighting. People are exhausted. There’s no end in sight. It’s basically like playing a game of Monopoly with your family.”
After watching Democratic congressional leaders’ dry rebuttal to President Trump’s nationally televised address on immigration, Noah had some choice words.
Stephen Colbert ridiculed President Trump for keeping the government shuttered. “After a 17-day shutdown, I am reopening ‘The Late Show,’” he joked.
Hosts remained obsessed with President Trump’s Twitter feed and behavior, with the occasional nonpolitical joke feeling like water in the desert.
Referring to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis by his nickname, the “Late Show” host had a thought about who might replace him.
The “Tonight Show” host cited a New York Times report that found Facebook had given other companies extensive access to users’ information.