Colbert Rips Trump: Two Former Presidents Were Targeted And ‘You Can’t Think of Your Own Tweet?!?’
Stephen Colbert had some harsh words for President Donald Trump for his initial response to the various bomb scares that took place throughout the day.
Colbert began my noting the pipe bomb that was reportedly hand-delieverd to George Soros, which he thought was “thoughtful.”
“So few murderous maniacs add the personal touch,” Colbert joked.
The Late Show host then pivoted to the “nice statement” made by Vice President Mike Pence.
We condemn the attempted attacks against fmr Pres Obama, the Clintons, @CNN & others. These cowardly actions are despicable & have no place in this Country. Grateful for swift response of @SecretService, @FBI & local law enforcement. Those responsible will be brought to justice.
— Vice President Mike Pence (@VP) October 24, 2018
“That was a nice sentiment,” Colbert reacted. “So nice that the president, instead of making his own statement, just retweeted adding, ‘I agree wholeheartedly!'”
I agree wholeheartedly! https://t.co/ndzu0A30vU
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 24, 2018
“First of all, we fact-checked that one and it doesn’t work out. You have no whole heart,” Colbert told the president. “And second, you’re the president! There has been an attempted attack on two– two previous presidents today. This is the one time you can’t think of your own tweet?!?”
Watch the clip above, via CBS.
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