Remember that perfect description of Richard Nixon as “tanned, rested and ready” as he returned to work after the 1969 holiday season? And remember how longtime Donald Trump buddy Roger Stone was taken into federal custody last week owing to an indictment from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office?
Seth Meyers believes it’s becoming clear that President Donald Trump has no way out of the government shutdown he claimed as his own last month and now has boxed himself into. The Saturday Night Live alum — Meyers, not Trump — took “A Closer Look” at the national mess on his NBC late-night show tonight. Watch the…
The border is much on the nation’s mind these days, particularly among government workers out on furlough as the politicians battle over budget funding for the proposed Wall. While that’s no laughing matter to the federal government employees sweating this month’s rent, it was grist for the late night comedy wars.
Washington politicians are fond of slinging around the expression “we are a nation of laws” but President Donald Trump and team have been using it a lot to justify policies that target political opponents and the undocumented immigrants that so frighten/anger Trump’s base.
CBS’ The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! both saw ratings boosts from their live shows Tuesday keyed to the midterm elections, with Colbert taking top honors head-to-head in Nielsen’s metered markets, and Kimmel claiming victory in the key adults 18-49 demographic.
“Welcome to Late Night live tonight – and when has THAT ever gone wrong for NBC?” Seth Meyers said in kicking off his midterms show, joined by a photo of Kanye West from his recent appearance on Saturday Night Live.
“Late Night can now project that bourbon has defeated Xanax,” Meyers said in his show’s first…
Seth Meyers’ pounced on President Donald Trump’s ramped up racist fearmongering in the walk-up to the midterm elections, noting the former real estate developer/reality TV star’s long career selling such “scams” as a vitamin kit determined by a urine test, and a Trump deodorant.