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Stephen Colbert: Obama dropped the mic in his speech — but Trump still somehow won the night

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Stephen Colbert was impressed by the accomplishments claimed by President Barack Obama during his final State of the Union address.

The “Late Night” host said the president had dropped the mic and shown great testicular fortitude in daring Republicans to challenge his record.

But he said viewers couldn’t help but notice the dour demeanor of new House Speaker Paul Ryan — who Colbert described as that “guy at the gym who is grunting so loud you can hear him through your earbuds.”

“Ryan had to appear simultaneously enraged and engaged,” Colbert said. “I give him credit — he delivered a truly ‘engraging’ performance. Look at that discipline — he didn’t even applaud for the troops,” Colbert said. “That’s like booing apple pie or not crying during ‘Field of Dreams.'”

Colbert said the specter of Donald Trump hung over Obama’s speech, although he did not mention the Republican frontrunner by name “because, if you say it three times, he appears behind you and demands your birth certificate.”

He said South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley also addressed the racist impulses that drives Trump’s support.

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“The thing is, by showing up in both of these speeches, by turning the State of the Union into the state of the Trump, Donald proved he’s the loudest voice in the room even when he’s not in the room,” Colbert said.

“With both parties using their platforms to go after this man’s policies, (Tuesday) night Trump did something Obama could not: He brought the country together,” Colbert said.

Watch the entire segment posted online by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert:

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Alabama is prosecuting a pregnant woman for manslaughter for being shot in the stomach — but not her shooter

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On Wednesday, AL.com reported that Marshae Jones, a 27-year-old woman from Birmingham, Alabama, was indicted on manslaughter charges.

Her crime? Allegedly instigating a fight that led to her being shot in the stomach and losing her pregnancy. The woman who actually shot her, on the other hand — 23-year-old Ebony Jemison — is walking free after a grand jury rejected the case against her.

Immediately after the shooting, which allegedly stemmed from a fight over the baby's father and took place outside a Dollar General in Pleasant Grove, in December, prosecutors announced their intention to charge Jones for having a miscarriage.

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Trump supporters shout down Hillary Clinton in Miami ahead of debate — even though she’s not there

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Supporters of President Donald Trump held a small rally outside of the Miami, Florida debate site, where they seemed to be confused about who was running in 2020.

According to NBC News reporter Allan Smith, the supporters had a megaphone where they were shouting "Lock her up!"

A few Trump supporters outside the debate hall in Miami chanting "lock her up" into a megaphone

— Allan Smith (@akarl_smith) June 26, 2019

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Soccer star slams Trump for attacking her teammate: He hates women he ‘cannot control or grope’

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On Wednesday, U.S. Women's Soccer champion Ali Krieger rebuked President Donald Trump for his attacks on her teammate Megan Rapinoe, saying that the president feels threatened by women that he "cannot control or grope":

In regards to the “President’s” tweet today, I know women who you cannot control or grope anger you, but I stand by @mPinoe & will sit this one out as well. I don’t support this administration nor their fight against LGBTQ+ citizens, immigrants & our most vulnerable.

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