“After a terrorist act, to condemn the extremist ideology of the terrorist should be a slam dunk,” Colbert said. “On the other hand, he can’t jump.”
The Patriots’ owner is facing charges of soliciting sex, but that may not be the most salacious thing about this news story. Stephen Colbert relished the opportunity to retell it.
When President Trump said on Twitter that Democrats investigating him were “stone cold CRAZY,” Colbert shot back, calling the president “sweaty hot crazy.”
Kimmel offered a blunt take on the president summit meeting with Kim Jong-un: “He flew over there and got nothing.”
President Trump is preparing to meet with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, in Vietnam. Jimmy Kimmel and Conan O’Brien offered commentary.
O’Brien and his sidekick, Andy Richter, also shared a moment inspired by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.
“That mildly nauseous feeling you have is because for the last two years, Donald Trump has been spinning you in a tumble-dryer full of turd,” Colbert said.
Impersonating the newly announced presidential candidate, Fallon intoned: “Hello, I’m Bernie Sanders, and I’m yelling for president of the United States.”
President Trump said he planned to use emergency powers even though he “didn’t need to.” Colbert said that sounded like a contradiction.