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Stephen Colbert presents a pungent review of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s mishandling of Ford’s charges and a preview of next week’s hearing, under the compassionate and caring eye of Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), its chairman. But we know what to expect, he notes, because “the US Senate is known for two things: moving at lightning speed — and not caring what abused women have to say about Supreme Court nominees.”

The Late Show host then moves on to the truly amazing and swiftly changing story of Trump’s attempt to declassify documents in the Russia investigation. Why is his decision to declassify those super-sensitive documents like signing the Apple user agreement? Stephen’s explanation is hilarious, in that very dark way we’re all learning to love.

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Amy Coney Barrett

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Donald Trump will select U.S. Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court pick Saturday, multiple news outlets confirmed with White House officials on Friday — and the outlook couldn't be more bleak for reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, immigration, and the future of health care in the United States.

According to the New York Times, Trump "will try to force Senate confirmation before Election Day."

"The president met with Judge Barrett at the White House this week and came away impressed with a jurist that leading conservatives told him would be a female Antonin Scalia," the Times reported.

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