“Two impeachments and similar to Trump’s sons, the second is probably the most embarrassing.”
President Donald Trump made historical past for all of the unsuitable causes on Wednesday — and it was the speak of the city all throughout late night TV final evening.
Earlier within the day, the Home of Representatives voted 232-197 in favor — together with ten Republicans — of impeachment, making him the primary ever POTUS to be impeached twice.
The information led to fairly a couple of sequel jokes throughout the late evening panorama, as every of the hosts reacted to the newest replace with jokes on the expense of Trump and his Republican supporters.
The Late Present with Stephen Colbert
“I really feel like I simply took down my decorations from the final impeachment!” exclaimed Stephen Colbert on the prime of his opening monologue.
“At the moment’s vote is historic, as a result of for the primary time a president has been impeached twice,” he continued. “Is sensible, this president loves having seconds. Additionally, he is a traitor. Additionally, this man had an urge for food … for the destruction of our establishments.”
Colbert then joked, “Have you learnt how dangerous of a job you are doing to get fired when you’re getting fired?” earlier than taking goal at Senate majority chief Mitch McConnell.
“Reportedly, McConnell has instructed associates in non-public that he believes the president dedicated impeachable offenses and is leaning towards convicting him,” mentioned Colbert. “It is all going to be in his memoir, ‘Leaning Towards Braveness.'”
Additionally repeating the stat that Trump is the primary US president to be impeached twice, Jimmy Kimmel requested, “I’m wondering if he is uninterested in all of the profitable but.”
“It is at all times a shock to see how loopy a few of our elected officers are and that was absolutely on show at present as they supported the unhappy, orange man,” he continued, earlier than displaying footage of Trump’s supporters, a few of whom in contrast the siege on the Capitol to Black Lives Matter protests from 2020.
“Pushing this concept that the assault on the Capitol bore any resemblance to the BLM protests over the summer time, it isn’t simply dumb, it is disgusting,” mentioned Kimmel. “Cease evaluating protestors marching to guard their rights to anarchists storming an election to strip us of ours. Cease it, you sound silly.”
Calling McConnell “100% complicit” within the violence in Capitol Hill, he added, “McConnell is reported to be comfortable that the impeachment is going on, as a result of he thinks it’s going to be a great way for Republicans to get Trump out of their hairpieces.”
The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon saved the sequel cracks coming over on The Tonight Present.
“The Home voted to question Donald Trump for a second time and like at all times, the sequel was a worse than the unique,” he joked. “I do know lots of people are like, will I be capable of comply with the second impeachment if I missed the primary? Yeah, similar characters, completely different plot.”
Saying Trump had “mainly made a pandemic sandwich with impeachment bread” out of his time as president, Fallon mentioned POTUS did not care concerning the vote — “he is simply questioning how quickly he can begin promoting second impeachment commemorative cash.”
Of the bipartisan help for impeachment, he added, “Nicely, it took them 4 years, however Trump lastly discovered a approach to unite Republicans and Democrats.”
“Yep, 10 Republicans lastly broke away from the president,” he continued. “Trump was so mad he began typing offended tweets about them on a calculator.”
The Late Late Present with James Corden
Remarking on the second impeachment, James Corden joked, “I hope Trump supporters do not out of the blue develop into offended and unstable about this.”
“A lot has gone on, I do not keep in mind what he was impeached for the primary time,” he added. “Two impeachments and similar to Trump’s sons, the second is probably the most embarrassing.”
He additionally poked enjoyable at Mitch McConnell.
“Mitch McConnell has turned his again on Trump, which suggests somebody ought to in all probability assist him as a result of often when Mitch McConnell flips on his again, it’s onerous for him to get again up on the correct aspect once more,” he joked, earlier than displaying a photograph of the Senate majority chief smiling.
“Now this all appears promising, I do know, however be careful, as a result of there’s truly nothing extra disturbing than the sight of a happy Mitch McConnell.”
Late Night time with Seth Meyers
“Twice! Man, this man is tough to eliminate,” joked Seth Meyers on the prime of his present. “He is like a purple wine stain on a white rug, we’ll have to simply eliminate the entire rug.”
Remarking on all the state of affairs, Meyers added, “Should you had instructed me this 4 years, I feel would have mentioned, ‘Uh huh, after all … Wait, it is gonna take 4 years?!”
He then turned his consideration to Pence as properly and his choice in opposition to invoking the 25th Modification.
“Vice President Mike Pence rejected the request for him to invoke the 25th Modification and take away President Trump from workplace,” he added. “‘I don’t help it in any method,’ mentioned Pence’s backbone about his physique.”
To see how extra in Hollywood reacted to the historic second, try the article beneath.