Colbert Brutally Mocks Trump for Starting New 4th of July Tradition: ‘Watching Trump Struggle to Climb Steps’ to Lincoln Memorial
COLBERT: “Unlike previous presidents, who let the national Fourth of July celebration be a nonpartisan event, Trump plans to address the nation from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, kicking off a new American tradition, watching Trump struggle to climb the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Damn it! Damn it! Oh! (Cheers and applause) Damn you! Damn you, Abe. If I ever get up there, I’m going to shoot you myself. (Laughter) Trump is very excited about his big party. According to his Interior Secretary, who’s in charge of the project: 'The President loves the idea, as probably all Americans do, of celebrating America on the Fourth of July, or thereabouts.' (Laughter) Yes! Who doesn’t love the 'Thereabouts of July'? It is the very best time to celebrate 'Whatever,' or 'Equivalent.' We’re learning more about the inner workings of Donald Trump’s Twitter feed."