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Jon Stewart had some fun mocking the news coverage of his “secret” meetings with President Obama — though in fact, the two meetings were both on the White House visitor logs: “Something is not a ‘secret’ just because you don’t know about it.”

The Daily Show correspondent Jordan Klepper also interviewed an Arkansas pastor, who insisted that the local LGBT rights ordinance is actively discriminating against him. (Spoiler: It isn’t.)

Larry Wilmore highlighted the American hunter who killed Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe, by American dentist and hunter Walter Palmer.

And The Nightly Show contributors Mike Yard and Holly Walker both shared their ideas for responding to the problem of big game hunters. Yard offered some interesting ideas on how to solve the fact that hunters have too much time and money — while Walker herself has become a “big game hunter-hunter.” As she explained: “It’s not personal — it’s for sport.”

Jimmy Kimmel highlighted the story that Donald Trump gold a breastfeeding lawyer she was “disgusting.”

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