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Sometimes, fake news comes in a photo. The White House not-so-cleverly released an image of President Trump “working” during the government shutdown. It’s an obviously-staged shot of an obviously not-at-work Trump, showing the POTUS at an empty desk in an empty Oval Office. There’s nothing and no one around, except for the phone he’s supposedly having a “work” conversation on.

But who was The Donald calling? Seth Meyers has a few ideas…in-between his magnificent take-downs of the Trump administration for putting out yet another ridiculously fake story.

 

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