Simply hours earlier than his near-certain impeachment, President Donald Trump despatched a scathing letter to Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasting the “vicious campaign” towards him.
The blistering letter left CBS Late Present host Stephen Colbert almost speechless. In his monologue Tuesday night time, Colbert mentioned Trump’s six-page missive made his head spin.
“The letter is a disorienting mishmash of dry authorized language blended in with Trump’s signature indignant phrase smoothies,” the comic quipped.
In his finest Trump voice, Colbert recited elements of the letter for the viewers.
“You could have cheapened the significance of the very ugly phrase ‘impeachment,’” the late-night host learn from the letter.
“Okay, completely satisfied now Nancy? You’ve cheapened one thing very ugly, that goes towards every thing Trump stands for — making very ugly issues extraordinarily costly,” Colbert joked.
The comic then zeroed in on the part of the letter the place Trump reminded Pelosi that he received the 2016 election in an “Electoral Faculty landslide.”
“My God. Is there anywhere, any event he received’t brag about his electoral faculty win?” Colbert requested. The comic then held up a condolence card bragging a few 306 to 227 win.