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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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The religious right’s embrace of the GOP and Trump is driving people away from the church: Christian author

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Appearing on CNN to promote his book "The Immoral Majority: Why Evangelicals Chose Political Power over Christian Values,” conservative columnist Ben Howe explained that the symbiotic relationship between an increasingly radicalized Republican Party and evangelical leaders is making people considering becoming Christians reconsider. Speaking with host John Berman, Howe -- who stated that he is the son of a Southern Baptist pastor who had ties to Jerry Falwell Sr. -- said the evangelical alignment with Trump -- despite all of the baggage he carries which Christians previously found offensive in former President Bill Clinton -- has been off-putting to people on the fence when it comes to joining a church.

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Christian conservative explains ‘deal with devil’ between Trump and evangelicals

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Evangelical Christians have been President Donald Trump's most loyal base of support. But the president offended their sensibilities at a rally in Greenville, North Carolina, during which he allowed the crowd to chant "Send her back!" after he falsely accused Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) of anti-semitism.

But as The Politico reported, they weren't mad about the president goading his supporters into shouting about throwing a U.S. citizen out of the country. They were offended because Trump said, "Goddam" and used other profanities.

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Trump to address nation after US shootings leave 29 dead

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US President Donald Trump will address the nation on Monday after two shootings left 29 people dead and sparked accusations that his rhetoric was part of the problem.

The rampages turned innocent snippets of everyday life into nightmares of bloodshed: 20 people were shot dead while shopping at a crowded Walmart in El Paso, Texas on Saturday morning, and nine more outside a bar in a popular nightlife district in Dayton, Ohio just 13 hours later.

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