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The Conservative Perspective on the Democratic Primary

The Conservative Perspective on the Democratic Primary

-The process of selecting a Democratic candidate to run against President Trump is well under way. And we can quibble over the fact that there are too many people running or nitpick some of the candidates, but I think we can agree that, to this point, it’s mostly been a discussion of ideas, as opposed to the contentious Republican debates of four years ago. -Oh, here we go again. -I’m sorry. What was that? -Oh, nothing. You were just elevating…

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Jokes Seth Can’t Tell: Lesbian Leads Germany’s Fascist Party

Jokes Seth Can’t Tell: Lesbian Leads Germany’s Fascist Party

-Here at “Late Night,” every night, I deliver a monologue comprised of jokes written by a diverse team of writers. As a result, a lot of jokes come across my desk that, due to my being a straight, white male, would be difficult for me to deliver. But we don’t think that should stop you from enjoying them, so we’d like to share them with you in a segment we call “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell.” [ Cheers and applause ]…

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Hasan Minhaj Was Barred from an Indian Political Rally That Trump Attended

Hasan Minhaj Was Barred from an Indian Political Rally That Trump Attended

-One of the things I like most about your show is — you give context to stories that I don’t feel like get covered a lot — not just on late-night shows, but even on news shows here in the States. Prime Minister in India, Prime Minister Modi, and he was here, and Donald Trump went to this rally. -To open for Modi. -Yeah. -It was a big deal. -Yeah. So, explain that, because it certainly seems surreal to me…

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Trump Sends National Guard to the Border, Attacks Amazon: A Closer Look

Trump Sends National Guard to the Border, Attacks Amazon: A Closer Look

-The Trump administration announced a plan today to send the National Guard to the border. Meanwhile, Trump has kept up his attacks on Amazon. For more on this it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Cheers and applause ] This has been a week with Trump indulging his various obsessions and one of those obsessions remains our border with Mexico. He’s been fuming about a caravan of immigrants headed here through Mexico and claiming that the border is essentially a…

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Trump Undercuts His National Emergency Declaration: A Closer Look

Trump Undercuts His National Emergency Declaration: A Closer Look

-President Trump declared a national emergency on Friday, and then spent the rest of the weekend lashing out at critics. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Cheers and applause ] After Trump unilaterally bypassed Congress by declaring a fake national emergency to build his border wall, he spent the rest of the weekend calling the media the enemy of the people, demanded retribution against TV networks, and called Justice Department officials who investigated him treasonous….

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Trump Lies About the Bahamas, Explains Bolton Firing: A Closer Look

Trump Lies About the Bahamas, Explains Bolton Firing: A Closer Look

-The President is lying about refugees as he and his ex-national security adviser, John Bolton, argue over whether Bolton quit or was fired. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ As we’ve established before, Trump’s entire political career has been built on racist conspiracy theories about immigrants and people of color. Today, for example, it was reported that the Trump administration won’t give temporary protective status to people from the Bahamas…

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The Real National Emergency Is Climate Change: A Closer Look

The Real National Emergency Is Climate Change: A Closer Look

-President Trump and his allies are freaking out about a Democratic plan to fight climate change. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Cheers and applause ] After Trump declared a national emergency last week to build a border wall, he got some rare pushback from members of his own party. But they weren’t concerned that Trump had made up a fake emergency. They were concerned that a Democratic president could come along and use the…

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Trump and Phil Robertson Freak Out About “Socialism”: A Closer Look

Trump and Phil Robertson Freak Out About “Socialism”: A Closer Look

It seems like President Trump is freaking out about the Democrats running for president. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” ♪♪ Trump spoke this morning to religious leaders at the National Prayer Breakfast. It’s always a slightly awkward situation for a president who’s been married three times, paid hush money to a porn star, and has probably, at best, skimmed the Bible. “And as you all know, God set a fire to a bush so he…

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Trump Attacks Biden; NRA Calls Trump: A Closer Look

Trump Attacks Biden; NRA Calls Trump: A Closer Look

-The President is already back to lashing out at his critics and taking his cues from the NRA. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ We are now once again going through the absurd post tragedy ritual of watching the media speculate over whether Donald Trump is capable of changing his tone. The media seems desperate to believe that Trump has a bunch of different tones and moves and strategies, but…

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President Trump Downplays His Racist Attack on Minority Congresswomen

President Trump Downplays His Racist Attack on Minority Congresswomen

-Let’s get to the news. President Trump today tried to downplay his offensive attacks on minority congresswomen, tweeting, “I don’t have a racist bone in my body.” Well, based on this photo, I have to ask — [ Laughter ] Do you have any bones in your body? [ Laughter and applause ] In a new interview, former Vice President Joe Biden said he would challenge President Trump to do push-ups if Trump criticized his age or mental state during…

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