Late Night Show Hosts Weigh In on James Comey’s Firing (Videos)The former FBI head thought he was being "pranked" when news broke that he had been fired, but Stephen Colbert points out he'd actually been "Trump'd."
The main media frenzy this week was over the firing of James Comey as head of the FBI. Though the Trump administration has insisted Comey was dismissed over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation in the lead-up to the 2016 election, many are speculating that it had to do with the investigation into Trump White House ties to Russia.
What do the late night show hosts have to say about this grand mess?
Samantha Bee’s “Full Frontal” returned from a hiatus, introducing Comey’s firing as another “slow-motion clusterfuck of impulsiveness and ineptitude that this White House is famous for”:
Although the former FBI chief said he thought he was being “pranked” when news broke that he had been fired without his knowledge, “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert says he’d actually been “Trump’d”:
Trevor Noah recalls an earlier episode of his “Daily Show” when he compared Donald Trump to African dictators, saying, “Right now even Africans are watching this, going … ‘Wow, Donald Trump does not f**k around, eh?’ “
“Late Night” host Seth Meyers, meanwhile, focuses on the frantic media coverage of the incident and highlights one of the best moments in Anderson Cooper’s tenure on CNN as Cooper interviewed White House representative and notorious spin doctor Kellyanne Conway (see 9:39 in the video):Wait, before you go…
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