Late Night Suggests Kurdish Forces Dig Up Dirt on Joe Biden
Oct. 08, 2019
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‘Kurd Pro Quo’
President Trump announced Sunday night that American troops would be pulling out of Syria , clearing the way for a Turkish invasion on American-allied Kurdish forces. On Monday, in response to a rebuke from Republicans, Trump tweeted : “As I have stated strongly before, and just to reiterate, if Turkey does anything that I, in my great and unmatched wisdom, consider to be off limits, I will totally destroy and obliterate the Economy of Turkey (I’ve done before!).”
“Just standing out there and bluntly asking China for election help is a tough one for Republicans to spin. But they came up with a terrible excuse that Trump was joking about China investigating the Bidens. I just want to point out that I tell jokes for a living, and successful or not, rarely do people I work with have to go on Sunday news shows to explain that I was joking.” — STEPHEN COLBERT
“So to recap, we now have two whistle-blowers; we have the transcript of the phone call; a bunch of highly incriminating text messages; and not only did Trump do it privately with Ukraine, he asked China to do it on television. If this was ‘Judge Judy,’ he’d be out before the first mesothelioma commercial.” — JIMMY KIMMEL
“Come on — he’s the president; we have to take his job seriously. It’s not his job to outrage people. You’re talking about him like he’s some shock jock with a morning radio show.” — SETH MEYERS
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