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Colbert: ‘So the wall is a metaphor for Trump’s manhood? No wonder he’s having a problem erecting it’

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“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert couldn’t stop mocking the Oval Office meeting between President Donald Trump and the Democratic leaders.

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) attempted to get the president to have their arguments in private, but Trump wanted the “transparency,” he said. Pelosi explained she didn’t want to contradict the president of the United States in the Oval Office live in front of the public. She later said it might be embarrassing for the president and she and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wanted to save him from it. It didn’t work as Trump decided to go another route.

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Colbert explained that the fight today was over the funding for the border wall, which Trump said would be paid for by Mexico. He’s also said that the wall is already being built, yet, he simultaneously needs money to build it.

He played the clip of Trump striking back when suddenly he heard his name mentioned. Pelosi had called it the “Trump Shutdown” if the government is closed because Trump is demanding is border wall funding.

“What?!” Colbert exclaimed pretending to be Trump. “I’m sorry what? Did you say Trump?”

He noted that it’s like Trump is Alexa and only comes to life when he hears his name. But Colbert couldn’t stop laughing when Trump decided he wanted all of the credit for the government shutdown.

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“OK, I will take all the blame for the shutdown, but first, let me just spray paint my initials on the bow of the S.S. Republican Party before I drive it over a waterfall.”

The most brutal takedown, however, came when Nancy Pelosi said that Trump’s border wall seems like a compulsion with him as if it’s a part of his identity.

“This wall thing, it’s like a manhood thing with him — as if manhood can be associated with him,” Pelosi said in passing.

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With a series of “Ohhhhhh” and “OUCH” exclamations regarding Pelosi’s sick burn, Colbert realized that could be the reason the president is so obsessed with having it built.

“So the wall is a metaphor for his manhood? No wonder he’s having a problem erecting it,” Colbert concluded.

Watch the full clip below:

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‘The ground is shifting’: Longtime GOP aide sounds the alarm that Trump is putting Arizona in play

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Chuck Coughlin, who once served as a top aide to two different Republican governors in Arizona, is warning that President Donald Trump is putting his state in play for the 2020 presidential election.

In an interview with Politico, Coughlin said his party has expressed real anxiety about the state turning blue next year.

"Republicans are very concerned,” he said. "The ground is shifting."

At the moment, just 45 percent of Arizona voters have a favorable view of Trump, while 53 percent have an unfavorable view. Additionally, the victory of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) in last year's midterm elections showed that Democrats can be competitive in statewide races in a place that became famous for electing iconic conservative senators such as John McCain and Barry Goldwater.

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PolitiFact corrects conservatives: The NYT Kavanaugh story has not been debunked

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The new report from The New York Times on the allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh contained some stunning new revelations — including that several people tried to contact the FBI to corroborate Deborah Ramirez's assault allegation but were ignored, and that prominent attorney Max Stier alleges he saw Kavanaugh take part in a third assault.

But conservative news sites are now running with the idea that the Times article has been discredited and that the paper has retracted its claims. PJ Media, a prominent right-wing site, ran the headline "New York Times Now Admits New Kavanaugh Accusation Is Fake News."

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Meghan McCain’s pity party for Sean Spicer gets smacked down: ‘He shouldn’t have lied’

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"The View" co-host Meghan McCain tried to help her friend Sean Spicer lauder his reputation on "Dancing With The Stars," but co-host Sunny Hostin quickly put a stop to her efforts.

The former White House press secretary showed off his dance moves Monday in a neon green ruffled top, and McCain insisted his dancing would be impressive at a wedding, if not on television.

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