“You’d better watch out You’d better not cry You’d better not lie to the FBI Robert Mueller’s comin’ to town!” Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon — who once ruffled whatever that is on top of Trump’s head — made a valiant bid last night to catch up politically with woke competitors like Kimmel and Colbert. […]
It’s called KickedOut — tagline: “The only jobs website made for people who’ve been fired from the Trump administration” — and it eliminates from your résumé any indication that you’ve ever worked in Trump’s White House.
In the Saturday Night Live cold open, Trump (Baldwin) complains about the dictator of North Korea. “He’s a war monger, he’s quick to anger, he’s a huge narcissist, he’s got a stupid little haircut, why would they let a man like that run an entire country?” Then he gets down to real business, the simmering feud between the spectral, demonic Bannon (Mikey Day) and Jared Kushner, played with aplomb by guest host Jimmy Fallon in a blazer and flak jacket.
“Jared, you’re such an inspiration,” the president gushes. “You showed everybody that if you were born rich and marry my daughter, you can do whatever you want.”
Take two truths, then add what Kellyanne Conway calls an “alternative fact” — and you’ve got a new fun pastime for the era of Trump.
Golden Globes host Jimmy Fallon, widely criticized for his soft treatment of Trump on the Tonight Show last year, compared the president-elect to one of the most hated Game of Thrones characters and said the inauguration committee had even failed to book Florence Foster Jenkins, “the worst opera singer in the world.” But if Fallon was trying hard, Best Supporting TV Actor winner Hugh Laurie simply tossed off a few stylish, succinct, and biting lines to sum up the incoming administration.
On Thursday night’s episode of “The Tonight Show,” host Jimmy Fallon and the GOP presidential nominee traded jabs on Trump’s hair and his childhood home, which is now on the market. But when it came down to the serious stuff, Trump couldn’t even seem to answer a standard job interview question.
Aziz Ansari, best known for his role on “Parks and Recreation” and as the creator of “Master of None” is relishing the election drama. Ansari stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss the “feuds” taking place this election cycle, including the very recent public feud between Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the Khan family.
President Obama expressed concern for the Republican Party during a “Tonight Show” appearance — he also “slow jammed the news.”
Obama told Fallon that “it was a healthy thing for the Democratic Party to have a contested primary” and praised Sanders for the “enormous energy and new ideas” he brought to the campaign.
The late night shows were all discussing one topic: The Super Tuesday results, and Donald Trump’s continued takeover of the Republican Party.
Jimmy Fallon as Trump: “I have to stay in the race. Otherwise a Clinton will be in the White House again. I mean, who wants to see something from the ’90s come back in 2016?”
Bernie Sanders celebrated his landslide victory in New Hampshire by making a special appearance with Stephen Colbert, and helped to open the show.
Megyn Kelly talked about the verbal abuse that has been heaped upon her by Donald Trump and his supporters ever since that first Republican debate.
Larry Wilmore examined the humanitarian crisis going on in Flint, Michigan, where residents have been poisoned by toxic, lead-tainted water.
Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States was the talk of the late night shows — and not in a good way.
Larry Wilmore gave some consolation to Syrian refugees, in the face of the massive tide of U.S. governors saying they’re not welcome in various states.
Trevor Noah, after the Iowa Republican Party barred ‘The Daily Show’ from their big event: “As far as I’m concerned, the Iowa GOP can suck its own caucus.”
Larry Wilmore dispensed Rand Paul some advice on such topics as how to insult Donald Trump’s mother — and to revamp his image by getting a Jheri curl.