President Trump “stays on trip, nevertheless it’s a working trip, as a result of he is nonetheless mendacity,” Stephen Colbert stated on Thursday’s Late Present. Based on one tally, Trump advised 132 falsehoods final week, or 19 lies a day, nearly 5 occasions his common, he famous. “Wow, that’s spectacular! How does he sustain that tempo? Does he put on some kind of wrist tracker, the Fibbit?” Trump debuted some massive new whoppers, and Colbert ran by some, conceding that with Trump’s “tendency to cheat on information,” his attorneys — and Fox News pundits — have a degree about him not sitting down to speak with Particular Counsel Robert Mueller. However Colbert had an thought: “He might not lie.”
Since “his attorneys know that is not an possibility,” he added, they’re gunning to neuter Mueller by severely limiting the questions he can ask Trump. Colbert supplied an analogy: “Look, you may ask my consumer, Jeffrey Dahmer, about something you need — aside from homicide and dinner.”
The Late Present dramatized the White Home calls for for Mueller’s questions.
Colbert moved on to the Oscars and Drake’s plan to trademark the phrase “God’s Plan,” not only for his track but in addition merchandise and a TV sport present. “I am unable to look forward to God’s Plan the sport present,” Colbert joked, imagining what that may appear like (and really feel like: painful). “Nonetheless, onerous to consider Drake is making an attempt to trademark ‘God’s Plan,'” he stated. “I imply, you must marvel how the Almighty feels about that.” And the Late Present ceiling God got here out and advised him. Watch under.