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Colbert and Obama brutally mock Trump as a ‘shriveled tangerine, covered in golden retriever hair’

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Stephen Colbert is bringing President Obama onto The Late Show on Monday night, and a preview video shows they’re going to make a lot of jokes at the expense of — you guessed it — Donald Trump.

In a preview clip posted by CBS, Colbert presents Obama with two different options for snacks and asks him to choose which one he’d rather have.

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The choices — which are clearly meant to represent Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — are an “Extra-Fiber Nutrient Bar, which has traveled to more than 100 countries” and a “shriveled tangerine, covered in golden retriever hair, filled with bile, that I wouldn’t leave alone with the woman I love.”

Obama understandably decides to go with the nutrient bar, even though it’s not the most exciting snack out there.

Check out the full clip below.

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Trump tax cut gave $32 billion to big banks — and then he asked if bankers will say ‘thank you’

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A new Bloomberg News report revealed that large American banks scored $32 billion thanks to the tax cut that President Donald Trump and Republicans passed in 2017.

"Our focus is on helping the folks who work in the mailrooms and the machine shops of America," Trump said in a rally that fall. "The plumbers, the carpenters, the cops, the teachers, the truck drivers, the pipe-fitters, the people that like me best."

In fact, 60 percent of the tax cuts went to the top 20 percent of wage earners. The bottom 90 percent of workers make an average of $36,182 annually. The top 10 percent, by contrast, make over $118,400 each year.

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What’s really going on with the US and Iran?

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On Jan. 2 a US drone fired a missile on a car caravan leaving the Baghdad airport, killing Iranian Major General Qassem Suleimani and leaders of Iraqi militia groups. The Trump administration claims the attack eliminated terrorists planning attacks on US forces. But many Iraqis and Iranians consider it an act of war. Who is Suleimani and what impact will his assassination have on the region? 48 Hills talked with Reese Erlich, author of our Foreign Correspondent column, who has reported from Iran and Iraq for 20 years.

48 Hills: Who was Qassem Suleimani and why is his assassination significant?

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‘This is Alice in Wonderland upside down’: Legal expert explains how Trump’s defense breaches Constitutional Law 101

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The White House continues to stonewall Congress, refusing to comply with subpoenas. On Tuesday, the president's legal counsel wrote a letter to Democratic lawmakers claiming that the president's due process was being violated and that the effort was designed to overturn the results of the 2016 election.

“Your unprecedented actions have left the president with no choice,” said the letter, signed by Pat A. Cipollone, the White House counsel. “In order to fulfill his duties to the American people, the Constitution, the executive branch and all future occupants of the office of the presidency, President Trump and his administration cannot participate in your partisan and unconstitutional inquiry under these circumstances.”

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