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Seth Meyers Skewers Chuck Schumer Over ‘Dreamers’ Negotiations


Seth Meyers stated that he doubts Senator Chuck Schumer can grasp Republicans’ ”ft to the fireplace” in terms of citing a vote at the destiny of so-called Dreamers.


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‘Dreamers’ Deal-Making

Senator Mitch McConnell, the bulk chief, promised he would carry a vote to the ground subsequent month on a invoice to let the younger immigrants known as Dreamers keep within the United States legally. It was once all a part of a deal to stay the federal government open. Senator Chuck Schumer, the minority chief, stated he would grasp Mr. McConnell responsible, however Seth Meyers has his doubts.

“I’m sorry, Democrats, but I just don’t trust you to hold anyone’s feet to the fire. I don’t even trust you around fire. I can’t imagine it not ending up with all your hair burned off.” — SETH MEYERS

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Part of his skepticism associated with Mr. McConnell, who stated he supposed to stay his phrase.

“What do you imply, you propose? It’s your phrase. Are you apprehensive you’ll attempt to stay it, however it’ll get caught to your neck bubble?” — SETH MEYERS

Trump’s Art Collecting

When President Trump requested the Guggenheim closing yr to lend the White House a portray by way of Vincent van Gogh, it didn’t simply decline. According to a file in The Washington Post, the museum made a pointed counteroffer: It advised a sculpture by way of Maurizio Cattelan titled “America” that is composed of a functioning, forged gold bathroom, and that's observed as a critique of conspicuous wealth.

Jimmy Kimmel relished the gesture.

“Basically, the museum told Trump to van Gogh ‘f’ himself.” — JIMMY KIMMEL

The Trumps didn’t settle for the sculpture, however Mr. Kimmel stated they will have to have.

“I’m surprised they said no. To me, a gold toilet is way better than a van Gogh. I mean, the first time you pee on a van Gogh it’s ruined.” — JIMMY KIMMEL

The Punchiest Punchlines (Orangutan Edition)

“Officials in a South Carolina zoo say an orangutan briefly escaped his enclosure on Monday, but then returned to his pen. Incidentally, ‘the orangutan escaped his enclosure’ is secret service code for when Trump shows up at a policy briefing.” — SETH MEYERS

“You can’t just fire every guy who investigates you. I mean, he’s running the White House by the exact same rules as ‘The Apprentice.’ He doesn’t understand. He’s like, ‘Nobody had a problem when I fired Meatloaf!’ ” — JIMMY KIMMEL, relating to a New York Times file that Mr. Trump had attempted to fireplace the particular suggest Robert Mueller

“President Trump arrived in Switzerland this morning for the World Economic Forum, and immediately converted his money into franks.” — SETH MEYERS, appearing a photograph of scorching canines

The Bits Worth Watching

Mr. Fallon’s goofy grin has a tendency to make it appear to be he’s taking part in with an lovable child deer all the time. In this video, he's, actually, taking part in with an lovable child deer.

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“The Opposition” is right here to alert you: Beware of shawarma regulation.

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Enjoy the Weekend

On Tuesday, Mr. Trump will ship his State of the Union deal with. Stephen Colbert will probably be broadcasting reside that night time, giving his response. But Mr. Kimmel has any other concept fully: He tweeted that he’ll interview Stormy Daniels (a.okay.a. Stephanie Clifford), the previous adult-film actress who allegedly had an affair with Mr. Trump in 2006. The Times Late-Night Comedy Committee will probably be right here to ship a complete recap.

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