Trump revealed Saturday on Twitter that he suspended secret weekend peace negotiations at Camp David with the president of Afghanistan and Taliban leaders after the Taliban claimed responsibility for a car bomb that killed a U.S. soldier and 11 others.
After reading Trump’s tweet on-air, the CBS Late Show host ripped the president for the audacity of planning talks with the Taliban on U.S. soil.
After struggling to find the right words, Colbert added: “Does Donald Trump not know what 9/11 is?”
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The comedian then tossed to a clip from April 2016, that showed then-candidate Trump claiming he rushed to Ground Zero right after the September 11 attacks, yet he mixed up 7/11 and 9/11 during his speech.
“Ah 7/11, way to use the old Slurpee, sir,” Colbert quipped as he pointed to his head.
The topic also was addressed by Seth Meyers on NBC’s Late Night. In a new Closer Look segment, he also focused on Trump’s never-ending Sharpie-gate and recent revelations that government officials regularly stay at Trump-owned properties.
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