‘Good luck with that’: Colbert ridicules Trump aides’ plan to turn Trump into a ‘standard president’
On his Friday night Late Show, host Stephen Colbert ridiculed a Washington Post report stating that White House aides are attempting to turn President Donald Trump intro a “standard president,” warning them “good luck with that.”
The late show host began by stating, “Donald Trump continues to deny any Russian interference in the 2016 election,” before turning to the wishful thinking of his advisors.
“Good luck. If you can get him to accept that Russia hacked the election, see if you can get him to accept who won the Civil War,” he quipped.
“Now, after Trump was told his own cabinet members had already backed the intelligence report, Trump shot back, ‘So what?’ Admitting that the Kremlin had hacked Democratic Party emails, he said, was a ‘trap,’” said Colbert who then referenced the famous quote from Star Wars’ Admiral Ackbar exclaiming “It’s a trap!”
Turning serious, Colbert added, “And, nearly a year into his presidency, Trump has never convened a Cabinet-level meeting on Russian interference, or what to do about it,” as he shook his head.
You can watch the video below via CBS: