On Last Week Tonight, Oliver dealt a variety of recent Trump disputes, as the president Boy Scouts speech and the proposed migration bill
On Last-place Week Tonight, John Oliver took is targeted at the Trump administration for its continued, self-generated chaos, addressing the presidents observations about his speech to the Boy Scouts jamboree, the White House not filling his guidelines, embarrassing disclosed phone call records with other world leaders and advisor Stephen Millers contentious exchange with members of the press regarding the administrations proposed immigration legislation.
Much like the disintegration of western civilisation, we begin tonight with Donald Trump, the Donald Trump Jr of American presidents, Oliver inaugurated. Trump is taking a 17 -day vacation from wield, which intends, more importantly, America may be get a 17 -day vacation from Trump.
Although while hes there he will still have access to the nuclear codes and, even worse, wifi, so dont loosen, never tighten, your life is still a torture chamber of dread and terror, the legion prolonged. Trump was leaving at the end of what the White House has regarded American Dream week, which Trump chose to mark by humiliating as many American institutions as he perhaps could.
Oliver then recapped some of the debates that engulfed the administration last week, including the presidents lie that the chairperson of the Boy Scouts called him to praise his speech at the jamboree, and a report in Golf magazine that Trump called the White House a dump.
Yes, it seems a little peculiar to call an objectively magnificent mansion a drop, Oliver supposed, also noting that Trump refuted the story in a tweet. Until you remember that Trumps appreciation in interior design is a cross between C-3POs colon and a museum where nobody has in the past learned anything.
The journalist who expressed the view that story stood by it, stating that Trump said this in front of eight or nine people, which is actually a quite bright route to get Trump to confirm it: forecast the size of his crowd and just wait for him to redress you, Oliver joked before teasing the presidents preoccupation with crowd size.
I didnt call the White House a drop in front of eight or nine beings; I said it in front of hundreds of thousands of beings, and all of them were tens, and all of them loved it and the next day everyone called me and told me no one has in the past done a better task of calling the White House a dump.
Oliver persisted: I dont want to give you the impression it was only Trump in the White House assaulting cornerstones of America this week. It was also Stephen Miller, program adviser and Vitamin D-deficient minion. It is genuinely hard to find a photograph of him not looking like a minion.
Miller spoke to the press this week about the White House support for a drastic immigration greenback, which would slash legal migration in half over a decade and realise citizenship contingent on ingredients such as English ability, education levels and job skills, Oliver explained.
He then proved the now-notorious footage of Millers heated exchange with Jim Acosta, CNNs White House correspondent, about the Emma Lazarus poem on the Statue of Liberty; Miller said the lyric was lent afterward, yielding its theme unimportant.
Just because it wasnt part of the original does not mean to say it is worthless, Oliver reacted. Some of the best things ever cleared were changed partway through. Did you know, for instance, there was a time when the Fast& Furious movies didnt have The Rock in them? Its genuine, and they sucked. Thats why they contributed the fucking Rock.
That clearly wasnt the greatest slouse of communication from Stephen Miller, so naturally the White House is now considering him for the communications chairman undertaking, taking over for the dearly departed Mooch, Oliver read, following to delve into Millers contentious history.
Hes 31 human years old, Oliver joked. Hes the same age as the Olsen twins. The part is Miller is so young that there are actually videos on the internet of what he was like in high school.
Oliver then pictured an old-fashioned video of Miller campaigning for student authority; in it, he says he is tired of being asked to pick up his own junk, adding that there are plenty of janitors to do it for us.
He is absolutely one of “the worlds largest” revolting humans, parentheses minions, I have ever seen, Oliver announced. In a room, there is no more fitting spokesperson for the Trump administration than an entitled, elitist asshole who refuses to take responsibility for the messes he makes and who can somehow manage to pick a fight with a fucking statue.
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