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Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) appeared with Seth Meyers, and was asked about Donald Trump’s surge in the polls. His response: “Well my initial impression was that insulting a whole class of people was a bad move — but apparently not!”

Graham added: “At the end of the day, he’s gonna be in the debate. All I can say is that for my point of view, I’m running to be President of the United States. I don’t think anybody who wants to be President of the United States should say that most of the 11 million illegal immigrants are rapists and drug dealers, when they’re not.”

Jimmy Fallon looked at the “Pros and Cons” of going to a Donald Trump campaign rally.

Conan O’Brien highlighted the story that Donald Trump’s campaign accidentally tweeted a picture depicting him with Nazis soldiers. “The Nazis are furious,” Conan said. “They’re suing.”

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