Samantha Bee Returns and Rips Sean Hannity, Roger Stone: ‘Fun to Watch These Stooges Squirm’
On Wednesday night, TBS late night host Samantha Bee opened her first new show in weeks with a monologue on the investigation by Robert Mueller, and took a shot at FNC’s Sean Hannity while she was at it.
Referring to the ubiquitous talking point about “perjury traps” — the idea that Mueller is setting people up to lie to investigators and then prosecute them or strong-arm them over the lies — Bee said that “despite what you may have heard on Fox News, Mueller does not have to save Trump from incriminating himself.”
She played a clip from Hannity where he says that the special counsel has “spun out of control” and is “laying perjury traps and literally trying to coerce people into ‘testi-lying’.”
“What Hannity is talking about is lying to federal investigators and it is a crime,” said Bee. “We don’t know if any of this will come back on Trump in the end, but at least a few more of the people who surround him will go to jail. And in the spirit of the holidays, let me just say, it is fun to watch these stooges squirm.”
She then showed news clips of Trump confidante and friend Roger Stone under fire as a potential target in the investigation, including the devastating interview with George Stephanopoulos from last Sunday, as the audience laughed in disbelief.
“One Trump associate after the other is turning out to be in deep, deep trouble,” she said. “So this holiday season, as the Trumps gather around the blood tree, Trump will probably be at least a little afraid that it will be his last Christmas in the White House. Mueller Christmas everyone.”
Watch above, via TBS.
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