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‘An Insult to Dogs and Laps’
Jimmy Kimmel expressed ire over House Republicans’ intention to release a secret memo related to the Russia investigation. He pointed out that Representative Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has reportedly developed a close relationship with the White House.
“Devin Nunes somehow still is in charge of this Russia investigation in the House, in spite of the fact that he recused himself from the investigation after he got caught sneaking to the White House to share information with the people he was supposed to be investigating. To call Devin Nunes Donald Trump’s lap dog would be an insult to dogs and laps. He’s not a lap dog. He’s more of a retriever. ‘Here boy, go write me a memo to smear the F.B.I.! Good, good boy!’” — JIMMY KIMMEL
Stephen Colbert, a dogged chronicler of the Russia investigation, said that it’s all getting a little too complicated — and nowadays, there are juicier stories.
“Nunes’s memo supposedly paints a picture of how the F.B.I. and the Justice Department abused their authority to obtain a warrant to spy on a former Trump campaign adviser. Ugh, that sounds a little dry. Can’t another porn star come forward about spanking the president? I mean, it’s been over a week, daddy needs his juice.” — STEPHEN COLBERT