After a long vacation, late-night shows returned to bring some levity to the difficulty of the news cycle. Such was the case when “Late Night” host Seth Meyers ridiculed President Donald Trump for not knowing The Constitution that well.
“Number one: there’s no crime. And how do you obstruct when there’s no crime?” Trump asked during a brief statement Friday. Martha Stewart would take issue with that statement.
“Also take a look at one other thing. It’s a thing called Article II. Nobody ever mentions Article II. It give me all these rights at a level nobody has ever seen before. We don’t even talk about Article II,” Trump said.
With a twinge of mockery, Meyers exclaimed: “What do you mean no one has ever seen before?! It was written over 200 years ago. Just because you’ve never seen it before doesn’t mean nobody’s ever seen it before.”
The host then pivoted into his Trump impersonation.
“I just saw this great little independent film, no one’s ever seen it before, called ‘The Lion King,'” Meyers joked. “It’s about a good guy named Scar but oh, he’s got a really sh*tty nephew always trying to back-stab him. I haven’t finished it yet, it’s two hours long, that’s too long. But I like Scar’s chances, I think it’s going to end well for Scar.”
Meyers went on to say that it isn’t shocking Trump’s interpretation of Article II is incorrect, because he just found out it exists anyway.
Watch the hilarious take below:
‘Take her out!’ Leaked audio purportedly catches Trump demanding firing of Marie Yovanovitch
An audio recording that has been reviewed by ABC News purportedly catches President Donald Trump demanding the firing of former American ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.
According to ABC News, the recording was made in April 2018, which was more than a year before Yovanovitch was finally ousted from her position. Additionally, ABC News reports that the recording was made by Igor Fruman, the now-indicted henchman of Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who captured the president's voice during a private dinner where he also met with Fruman's co-conspirator, Lev Parnas.
"Get rid of her!" a voice that is apparently Trump's says in the recording. "Get her out tomorrow. I don't care. Get her out tomorrow. Take her out. Okay? Do it."
Republicans’ phony impeachment outrage can’t conceal their deep-seated anxiety
When you watch a trial, whether you're on a jury yourself or on the couch in front of the TV, the prosecution's presentation always seems airtight — until you see the defense. So I don't want to say at this stage that the House managers in Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial have made their case. But seriously, it's hard to see how the president's team can plausibly explain away this behavior. Their only choice will be to admit that all the evidence is true and tell the American people that it was perfect.
Viral video shows bystander confronting irate woman over her racist ‘speak English’ meltdown
A video showing a woman's racist tirade on a bus last month is going viral. As Western Mass News points out, the man who filmed the video says the woman became irate when she overheard two people speaking a language other than English.
At one point during the video, a man on the bus spoke up to confront the woman.
"I love every country, but when they come to America, it would be nice if they spoke English. That’s not racist," the woman says.