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Do you find Rudy Giuliani is hard to understand? Are you befuddled by the former mayor’s attempts to excuse Trump in the Russia scandal? You’re surely not alone — but Stephen Colbert is here to translate Giuliani’s confusing alibis for his client.

Yes, Colbert is all over Giuliani’s kooky New Yorker interview, in which Rudy frets over the epitaph on his headstone, claims that he has never lied, and boasts of how he will justify his conduct to St. Peter at the gates of heaven.

“You know things are going great,” observes the Late Show host, “when your lawyer is already prepping his argument to stay out of hell.”

Plus Stephen’s review of Team of Vipers, a new tell-all book by ex-Trump White House staffer Cliff Sims.

Click for laughs.

Michael Flynn

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced a "full pardon" for his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, a key figure from the start of Russia investigation and the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Flynn had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 presidential transition. The reason for his lying was never fully explained. He also admitted to working as an unregistered foreign agent for Turkey while serving on the Trump campaign, work that included publishing a ghost-written op-ed in The Hill that argued for extraditing an American resident who is seen as an enemy of the Turkish government. After admitting to his crimes, Flynn attempted to recant and withdraw his guilty plea, an issue which had yet to be resolved by the courts.

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