Stephen Colbert: ‘Either Putin Has Something’ on Trump ‘or He’s an Idiot’

Breitbart | 7/20/2018 | Staff
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Late-night host Stephen Colbert cooked up a blackmail conspiracy theory, days after President Donald Trump’s joint presser with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

“Second meeting?! Second meeting — because the first one went so well,” Colbert said at the top of his show Thursday, responding to Trump’s tweet proposing a “second meeting” with Putin “so that we can start implementing some of the many things discussed, including stopping terrorism, security for Israel, nuclear.”

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“He’s inviting him to Washington!” Colbert belted after playing a clip showing press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ tweet about the administration’s plans for high-level talks with Russia.

“Nothing could have gone worse than your meeting in Helsinki,” fumed Colbert, before floating his conspiracy that Putin must have some damaging information on President Trump. “It embarrassed our country, it enraged our allies, it strongly reinforced the idea that Putin’s got something on you, and it’s the first time your party turned against you even a little.”


Colbert continued, offering an...
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