‘Please Resign’: Stephen Colbert Calls on Donald Trump to Step Down After Russia Intel Disaster

Yesterday’s bombshell news that President Donald Trump reportedly leaked highly classified information to the Russian government shook the political world. Naturally, the news didn’t go unnoticed by late night talkers — chief among them Stephen Colbert. On the most recent taping of The Late Show, Colbert officially asked Trump to leave office. “I have something to say here. Donald Trump, if you’re watching, you’re a bad president, please resign.” The line drew sustained applause from Colbert’s audience. In addition to the imbroglio over classified intelligence, Colbert also took the president to task over his threat to cancel the daily White House press briefing and replacing it with a bi-monthly press conference which he could personally direct. Colbert could not contain his amusement at the notion. “They’re always such fountains of eloquence and bastions of dignity. What would we make jokes about the next day,” he said with evident sarcasm. clip above also contained an extended plea for Sean Spicer after rumors emerged that Spicer could be ousted in a broad staff shakeup. “Please please, please don’t take Sean Spicer from us,” Colbert begged. Watch above and then below [image via screengrab]

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