In his usual self-pitying style, Trump compared himself to Justice Brett Kavanaugh, which inspired Colbert to concoct his perfect alibi.
Colbert has the simplest explanation of US trade policy: “Trump threatened Mexico with tariffs, unless they did the thing that they were already doing.”
Pelosi reportedly said that when it comes to Trump, she doesn't want him impeached. She wants him in prison. “Why do we have to choose?” retorted Colbert.
Piers Morgan's sycophantic Trump interview irritated Colbert, who asked, “We’re complimenting the president for good behavior like he’s a…like he’s a dog?”
Colbert reviews the exposé of Trump’s 1985-94 tax returns, which showed over a billion dollars in business losses by the stable genius.
As a pompous load who condescended to Robert Mueller during his testimony, Barr earned this brilliant and brutal Colbert takedown.
Watch Stephen Colbert spin the Capitol Hill confrontation between the Treasury Secretary and Rep. Waters into comedy gold.
Evidently the president and his gargoyle Stephen Miller didn’t think Kirstjen Nielsen was sufficiently cruel to migrant children.
What may block Herman Cain from serving on the Fed is the same problem that derailed his presidential campaign: all those women he harassed.
Colbert interprets the ever-shifty Trump: “No obstruction. It says so right in the document -- and if you try to see the document, I’m going to obstruct you.”
Colbert wants to know the names of those 25 individuals who got White House security clearances despite “possible foreign influence."
Like every other patriotic American, Late Show host Stephen Colbert awaits the “Mueller Report” in a state of near-manic anxiety.