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“A man who is at best a white-supremacist enabler” was Trevor Noah’s worried description of Steve Bannon, Trump’s senior adviser. But Roy Wood Jr. assured the Daily Show host that Bannon’s appointment was actually “great news!” Noah is confused by the idea that open racism in the White House would be an improvement, but Wood breaks it down for him. “You should have known something was up when Ben Carson left,” he snarked. “Omarosa next!” Noah has a few words for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Paul Ryan too.

It’s about as funny as a Klan-endorsed presidential adviser get.

 

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The FBI on Monday executed a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump‘s Florida home. While there are few details yet on what federal agents are investigating, Trump quickly put out a statement in which he decries the “assault.”

“These are dark times for our Nation,” writes Trump, who since becoming president has likened himself to the entire country, at times declaring an attack on him to be an attack on the United States.

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Shortly before 7 p.m. ET on Monday night, former President Donald Trump issued a press release confirming that the FBI had conducted a “raid” of the Mar-a-Lago resort which serves as one of his residences.

Details are scarce. Trump had been enmeshed in a long list of criminal probes at the time of the search, but The New York Times and The Washington Post are both reporting that the search was related to the former president’s potentially illegal removal of classified documents from the White House at the conclusion of his term, with the Post’s source stating it was “court-ordered.” The FBI and Justice Department have declined comment, following their typical procedure for press requests confirming active federal investigations.

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