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Not every day does a late-night host get to interview the man known as President Trump’s TV lawyer — unless they’re on Fox News. So the opportunity to talk with Rudy Giuliani, currently under investigation by federal authorities, had to be especially exciting for Stephen Colbert.

There’s just so much to discuss, like the former New York mayor’s weird conspiracy theory that Ukraine authorities “dreamed up” the evidence that sent Paul Manafort to prison. Noting that Rudy’s outlandish theories have long been debunked, Colbert observed drily that Giuliani may soon be Manafort’s “debunkmate” in a cozy cell.

The “surprise appearance” by Giuliani — played to perfection by wine-swilling, rug-chewing special guest John Lithgow — is frighteningly funny.

Click and chuckle.

Sen. Kamala Harris

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In 2016, I wanted Hillary Clinton to be our next president, and I was sure that she would be.

I was devastated.

In 2019 and early 2020, I wanted a woman to win the Democratic Party's nomination for president. Instead, one qualified woman after another failed to get enough votes, and now Joe Biden is the presumptive nominee.

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