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Trevor Noah realized that Donald Trump’s campaign style is in fact very presidential — he’s just like some of the more notorious presidents from back in Trevor’s home continent of Africa. Indeed, Trump’s many notorious quotations resemble exactly the likes of Idi Amin, Muammar Gaddafi, Robert Mugabe, and many more.

Stephen Colbert sat down with Secretary of State John Kerry, to talk about the Iran nuclear deal. Kerry also spoke about the relevance of his experience in Vietnam: “What I learned in Vietnam is pretty simple: It was a war in which too many of my friends — and died, I believe, under circumstances that might have been averted had different choices been made by people in positions of responsibility. And I vowed that if I was ever one of those people in a position of responsibility, I would do everything in my power to make sure that young men and women in America were never sent to war unless it was a last resort.”

Larry Wilmore highlighted the mounting tensions with Russia, in the Syrian conflict.

Seth Meyers looked at the latest talk of panic among Democrats about Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers — along with the admission by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) that the Benghazi special committee’s key accomplishment was to bring down those poll numbers.

“I don’t think you were supposed to give away that was your plan,” Seth said. “Haven’t you seen a James Bond movie — the minute you start talking about the plan, he gets away.”

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Peggy Nienaber

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Peggy Nienaber may provide her own downfall thanks to hubris. Rolling Stone revealed on Wednesday that the Christian fascist, who serves as vice president of the nonprofit anti-abortion group Faith & Liberty and serves as hate group Liberty Counsel’s executive director of D.C. Ministry, was caught bragging about praying with Supreme Court justices. While appearing on a livestream she didn’t realize was being recorded, Nienaber confirmed that she prays with some of the justices inside the Supreme Court itself.

“They will pray with us, those that like us to pray with them,” Nienaber said, adding with a laugh, “Some of them don’t!” This claim was backed up by the founder of the ministry that ultimately got absorbed into Liberty Counsel. Rob Schenck, who used to work alongside Nienaber, but has since renounced his actions. Yet from the late 1990s onward, he prayed with Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Antonin Scalia in the Supreme Court itself.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis

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'We're not seeing a whole lot of common sense in his policies. He tends to toss aside serious ideas about climate change as just left-wing politics,' said Sierra Club Florida political director Luigi Guadarrama.

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has been energetically whittling away at civil rights in his state, pursuing anti-LGBTQ policies, pushing intolerance and censorship in schools, and restricting voting rights.

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