Republicans Stick To The Party Line: 'The President Was Joking' About China

  • Published: 08 October 2019
  • After the President went on live television and appealed to China to investigate Joe Biden, his defenders in the Republican Party insisted Trump was just kidding around. #Colbert #LSSC #Monologue

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  • The Intelligent Gamer
    The Intelligent Gamer  6 hours back

    Zippy? What is this, Adventure Time? Is some zipper person gonna come on the podium?

    • The Intelligent Gamer
      The Intelligent Gamer  6 hours back

      “It’s just a prank, bro” doesn’t work in this instance, Republicans

      • Chain5'9s
        Chain5'9s  14 hours back

        They need to give Trump the chair... just to make sure he isnt from Kenya

        • Songs Mirth
          Songs Mirth  18 hours back

          I beg you my fellow Americans to read an article I found by accident called, "Beyond Reason: Mental Retardation: An Overview." It's totally Trump. It explains everything about him. Why he has no morals and doesn't understand what they are. And why for dirt of the Bidens as a favor he and the General in charge of our troops in Syria pulled them out to leave the Kurdish people to be slaughtered and to let the ISIS prisoners escape. There's a video that came out today that show them leaving the prison. They should have shot them before they left but they probably need the ammunition to protect their families. God help them. We now have a retarded boy in the White House who murders people for his own gain. Can you imagine how horrible the Biden's are feeling now? It's not their fault but it is Putin's fault. The hater of American who knew Trump is retarded and told his fellow Communist psychopaths Xi and Kim how to play Trump to get what they want. Please pray for the Kurdish people. There is now a child in the White House whose become a murderer. Again. God help America. No country is going to trust us for this evil Trump has brought down on us. He should be taken out of the Oval Office and immediately put in jail before he calls someone else and gets more people killed for his own ends. :( Songs

          • George Lujan
            George Lujan  1 days back

            Hey! The “ Joker “ is our President WOW. What’s next??

            • Nathan Butcher
              Nathan Butcher  1 days back

              Zippy? Wheres my Zippy? Sounds like he is looking for his Teddy bear. Maybe he has started giving jobs to his stuffed animals and imaginary friends? Wouldn't doubt it. Just take Kushner for example. Giving out appointments to imaginary comfort animals- a new high in nepotism!

              • Steven
                Steven  1 days back

                Yeah and Stephen Colbert should stick to talking about LOTR.

                • #FDT
                  #FDT  1 days back

                  Fdt is so retarded. Its hilarious 😂

                  • tehnemox
                    tehnemox  2 days back

                    Wait. I just realized...holy shit, Trump actually gave a time frame when claiming he had the lowest unemployment in 51 years...he usually just claims whatever he does is the best "ever" or a vague "in a long time" - and he seemed clear when he said it. So either he finally learn to read teleprompters properly amd they had the info, or he is so nervous about the impeachment he actually gave a time frame rather than his usual hyperbole.

                    • Ted M
                      Ted M  2 days back

                      That's a good impression of Bill Clinton

                      • Elaine Teut
                        Elaine Teut  2 days back

                        I think it is funny when the Democrats talk about Republicans toeing the party line. What in the blazes do the Democrats do? Hollywood, all the late night so called comedians, a large majority of the newspapers,ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, CNN all fall right in line with the Democrat talking points. A survey was done and 90% of the media vote Democrat, so. . .

                        • Neil Dahlgaard-Sigsworth

                          God, Zippy's put on weight since leaving Rainbow. Is he still in a relationship with George the Pink Hippo?

                          • Chris Paschal
                            Chris Paschal  2 days back

                            Sad. Pathetic. Embarrassing. We have a moron in the Oval Office, obviously!

                            • Enda Rochford
                              Enda Rochford  2 days back

                              Sorry Trump, you're the only one calling American produce good. Europe doesn't want your chlorinated chicken or hormone laced beef.

                              • fanatamon
                                fanatamon  3 days back

                                What a joke.

                                • aoeu256
                                  aoeu256  3 days back

                                  A lot of you seem very negative of Trump... but guess how he got voted in? Yeah, weak republican candidates, voted in by dumb Americans because the Democrats had very bad candidates like Hilary Clinton. Maybe, Democracy doesn't always work...

                                  • winkle bird
                                    winkle bird  3 days back

                                    I love Jon ok

                                    • ClareBearPhD
                                      ClareBearPhD  3 days back

                                      Is no one aware of the rape allegations against Neil Degrass Tyson?

                                      • Thomas Panto
                                        Thomas Panto  3 days back

                                        Trumps LYING ACCUSATIONS in 2019 are no more believable as those in 2016.

                                        • saudizahqan
                                          saudizahqan  3 days back

                                          Zippy in informal arabic means: (dick)
                                          So every arabs when heard the president of USA said where is my zippy? they fell down to earth whith loud laughs... and wonder where did he lost it? and to whom? or whom stole it?

                                          • Joe Oats
                                            Joe Oats  3 days back

                                            Why do people think the economy has anything to do with the current president? It’s a reflection of the previous president.

                                            • jon
                                              jon  4 days back

                                              Didn't he get some flak for saying Trump was Putin's cock holster?

                                              • Norm alice
                                                Norm alice  4 days back

                                                Breaking the law as a joke is still breaking the law..

                                                • Noelle With an E
                                                  Noelle With an E  4 days back

                                                  Zippy is his actual imaginary friend.

                                                  • Beverly Vinson
                                                    Beverly Vinson  5 days back

                                                    This trump IS A JOKE ..BUT NOT IN A GOOD WAY!! .

                                                    • ManDevil
                                                      ManDevil  5 days back

                                                      I think that guy got the nickname "Zippy" running to deliver the Pearl Harbor news to Roosevelt.

                                                      • Cowboy
                                                        Cowboy  5 days back

                                                        Trump was calling out to this man like his calling his pet lol

                                                        • BlackEpyon
                                                          BlackEpyon  5 days back

                                                          I did not have sexual relations with that woman.... I wanted to...

                                                          • piggyroo100
                                                            piggyroo100  5 days back

                                                            Bread and circuses

                                                            • MidlifePrices
                                                              MidlifePrices  5 days back

                                                              Jon Batiste detracts from your show.

                                                              • Mac
                                                                Mac  5 days back

                                                                Every time dump reads a prepared speech I just want to throw up. He's not just a criminal, he's an embarrassing criminal.

                                                                • Byron Harrell
                                                                  Byron Harrell  5 days back

                                                                  He's the orange version of Mr. Creosote

                                                                  • Matthew Huszarik
                                                                    Matthew Huszarik  5 days back

                                                                    Except they had already contacted China about investigating the Biden’s. Hard to claim it is a joke when you already broached the subject with China.

                                                                    • shin chan
                                                                      shin chan  5 days back

                                                                      Hmmm wonder why steph won't make fun of china and nba? Too sensitive or something else $$?

                                                                      • Issaf 80
                                                                        Issaf 80  5 days back

                                                                        Well ..zippy in arabic means my d#@k .

                                                                        • Lameisha Blue
                                                                          Lameisha Blue  5 days back


                                                                          • James Smithe
                                                                            James Smithe  5 days back

                                                                            So when dead Kurds who faithfully allied themselves with America to fight ISIS are scattered across the landscape and no one will ever, ever trust America again, Republicans will say he was just joking about withdrawing American troops from Turkey.

                                                                            • tenacious645
                                                                              tenacious645  5 days back

                                                                              Right cause Trump is a fucking comedian. He's not the president or anything.

                                                                              • ytg50162011
                                                                                ytg50162011  5 days back

                                                                                It is true. Leftists can't process humor or irony. all they have is Intersectional Identity hatred.

                                                                                • Lee Trott
                                                                                  Lee Trott  5 days back

                                                                                  He actually said "Where's my Zippy?" amazing....

                                                                                  • Zenithx3
                                                                                    Zenithx3  6 days back

                                                                                    Batiste is not even remotely funny. Just irritating AF. He needs to be fired.

                                                                                    • David DeLaney
                                                                                      David DeLaney  6 days back

                                                                                      and the list of names concludes with, of course, "Fuckface von Clownstick".

                                                                                      --Dave, "... Jr."

                                                                                      • divinekiwi2012
                                                                                        divinekiwi2012  6 days back

                                                                                        God does it ever end, or is this just to keep the night show hosts talking and the 45th in the worlds eye, there is a free world out here that is so fucking over this,...Dot Dot Dot... sort it out America ...Dot Dot Dot..for fuck sake or our sake..please..thank you

                                                                                        • Irving Kurlinski
                                                                                          Irving Kurlinski  6 days back

                                                                                          I'm glad someone else is mentioning Trumps behavior as being juvenile. He is and has always been a rich, spoiled, punk.

                                                                                          • David Kowalsky
                                                                                            David Kowalsky  6 days back

                                                                                            Where is my Zippy? LMAO!

                                                                                            • Scion of Madness
                                                                                              Scion of Madness  6 days back

                                                                                              2:20 HOW DO YOU MISS THE TRUMP STEAK JOKE!?

                                                                                              • Mo Awn
                                                                                                Mo Awn  6 days back

                                                                                                I am non American and confused, is Trump is planting evidence against Hunter Biden in Ukraine or China? or is he investigating valid corruption, because if its proven its the latter than Steve and other Dems would have secured Trump relection

                                                                                                • Alexander Campbell
                                                                                                  Alexander Campbell  6 days back

                                                                                                  Late Show With Stephen Colbert AND "Trunp Says, "You Can't Impeach A President For Having A Great Ec9n9my & Low Employment.". Well, the Republicans Did So With Clinton Over 20 Years Ago"