Trump Fights with Governors, Reporters Over Coronavirus Response: A Closer Look

-Hello, everyone, and welcome to another special social distancing episode of “Late Night.” As you can see from the backdrop behind me, I have moved from my hallway to my private study where I sit at night in a smoking jacket with a glass of brandy pondering life’s great mysteries. It looks kind of like this. Eureka. And […]

Bernie Sanders’ Rise Prompts Media Meltdown, Establishment Panic: A Closer Look

-Bernie Sanders won the Nevada caucus in a landslide on Saturday and, now, some pundits in the Democratic establishment are panicking about the possibility that he might be the Democratic nominee. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Suspenseful theme plays ] [ Cheering and applause ] Bernie has now won the popular vote […]

Trump Retaliates Against Impeachment Witnesses as Rudy Digs Up Dirt in Ukraine: A Closer Look

-President Trump is retaliating against impeachment witnesses as his attorney general works with his personal lawyer to continue to digging up dirt on his political rivals. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” ♪♪ [ Cheers and applause ] There’s one very specific thing Donald Trump loves doing, and that’s showing off pieces of paper. […]

The Late NightCap: Joe Biden’s No Good, Very Bad Iowa Caucus

-You were an intern when I first met you at UCB Theatre. -Yes, at UCB. -And you found a picture you took of me in 2004. -You just got off your motorcycle. -I think that I’m, like — that’s like a — like somebody said, like, “Pretend like your walking!” “Yeah, we haven’t flipped!” -Aaah! [ Cheers and […]

Trump’s Deranged Post-Impeachment Press Conference: A Closer Look

-Today, the president reeled off a deranged tirade at the White House, where he celebrated his sham impeachment acquittal with his Republican co-conspirators. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ After his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial yesterday, Trump was eager to celebrate — even at events where […]

Senate GOP, Except for Mitt Romney, Acquits Trump in Impeachment Trial: A Closer Look

-Senate Republicans, with one notable exception, completed their cover-up of the President’s crimes today when they acquitted him after an impeachment trial with no witnesses. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” ♪♪ Let’s just say it has not been a banner week for American democracy. First, of course, there was the bizarre meltdown at […]

Hey! Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Feud with NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly

-On Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an appearance on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and ended the interview early after the following exchange. -I have defended every State Department official. We’ve built a great team. -Sir, respectfully, where have you defended Marie Yovanovitch? -I’ve defended every single person on this team. I’ve done what’s right for every […]

The Late NightCap: Trump Doesn’t Understand Why He’s Being Impeached

-Chrissy Teigen tweets about it. My wife, who follows everything she says, texts me and says, “Did you just fart on national TV?” [ Laughter ] [ Cheers and applause ] -This is all about how horny I am. -No. -You will wait. [ Laughter ] Come on! Pick it up! -We’re in deep [bleep] right now. -It’s […]

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