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‘Grounds for Dismissal’
Stephen Colbert sharply criticized Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House press secretary, for circulating a documented video on Thursday which showed CNN's Jim Acosta refused to hand over the mic to the White House apprentice at a press conference.
The video accelerated, creating the illusion that Acosta had pushed female workers roughly. This manipulated clip was originally shared by Paul Joseph Watson, who made a conspiracy-theory video for the far-right Infowars site.
"So that is Sanders a trusted source? "CNN is fake news, and to prove it, this is a video from a well-known news source who believes that the government put plastic liners into a juice box to turn our children into gay frogs. & # 39;" – STEPHEN COLBERT
Huckabee Sanders used the video clip to help justify the White House's decision to revoke the Acosta press card. Colbert said this was enough to guarantee Huckabee Sanders resigned.
"The fact that the White House press secretary promotes this engineered video is worthy of reproach, and the reason for dismissal. Or when they call it in the Trump administration on Thursday. "- STEPHEN COLBERT
"Only the Best People"
Jimmy Kimmel criticized Trump's administration for calling Matthew Whitaker acting attorney, after the overthrow of Jeff Sessions.
Kimmel played a Whitaker video at a previous job, working for a company that sells hot tubs. Then he revealed important facts about the company – which, said Kimmel, had to disqualify Whitaker from becoming the country's main law enforcement official.
"Believe it or not, the company he promoted turned out to be a fraud and was forced to pay millions of dollars in damages after being closed by F.T.C. But ‘only the best people.’ We have a Jacuzzi seller as attorney general. He must be 'jacuz' himself from Mueller's investigation. "- JIMMY KIMMEL
Colbert Keeps Georgia in the Viewer's Mind
Colbert turned his attention back to the race of the Governor of Georgia, which still hasn't been decided – and could lead to abundance, if several thousand countless votes broke out violently for the Democratic candidate, Stacey Abrams.
"His opponent, Brian Kemp, is also the state secretary of Georgia, and he cleans more than one million voters from the list, including more than 50,000 applications, mainly from African-Americans, because their ID is not the right match with other countries. note, because something small like a hyphen that falls on someone's name. Wow – like overpunctuation. Although refreshing to see a Republican politician who is just a grammar Nazi. "- STEPHEN COLBERT
The Bits Worth Watching
Where comedian Bridget Everett sings for Idris Elba. Yeah, no very Idris Elba. And maybe not singing too. But you understand the point.
James Corden performed a parody of the new teen romance film "For All Boys I Love Before," featuring one of his star actors, Noah Centineo.