Trump Gets Dictator-y with the Justice Department: The Daily Show

President Trump slams Attorney General Jeff Sessions for not protecting him in the Russia probe, and the Justice Department announces more Hillary Clinton investigations.
Watch full episodes of The Daily Show for free: http://www.cc.com/shows/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah/full-episodes
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah airs weeknights at 11/10c on Comedy Central.
Caption:
I don't know if you've noticed but in . between his tweeting xand cheeseburgers . donald trump has been saying some pretty . dictator ii things and this statement . that he made recently is one that really . caught my eye the president tells the . new york times i have absolute right to . do what i want to do with the justice . department you see now that's a . dangerous idea for the president to have . the purpose of the justice department is . to enforce the law of the united states . according to what's fair not according . to what some guy wants even some . president guy but thanks to recent. reports we're learning that donald trump . doesn't quite see it the same way . president trump . attempted to stop his attorney general . jeff sessions from recusing himself in . the russia investigation the president . reiterating regretfully it seemed that . it was too bad sessions recused himself . from the russia investigation and in . perhaps a revealing comparison praised . former attorney general eric holder . because he protected president obama . totally protected him adding quote i . have great respect for that i'll be . honest the whole trump has one of the. most twisted minds i've ever come across . because not only does he think eric . holder unethically protected obama he . thinks it's the one good thing that . holder did he's like i know eric holder . burned obama's kenyan birth certificate. into ashes but you gotta admire how he . broke the law to cover it up folks he . did a good job good job . you see and in president trump's mind. the attorney general is his personal . attorney that's what he thinks . all right instead of recusing himself. from russia he wanted jeff sessions to . basically be his pint-sized johnnie . cochran just walk around like he's a . good dude he did not collude . if the sheets have no pee the man must . go free but unfortunately for trump jeff . sessions is a by-the-book kind of guy . and donald trump hates books the . president erupted an anger in front of . numerous white house officials saying he. needed his attorney general to protect . him mr. trump then asked where's my roy . cohn where's my roy cohn now that's not . the sequel to dude where's my car . it's actually an incredibly revealing . question for trump to have asked because . he's saying that his ideal attorney. general is roy cohn this guy roy coyne . was a horrible guy he would lie he would . cheat he was the right-hand assistant to . joe mccarthy he was single-handedly . responsible for naming innocent people . as communists without any backing. without any evidence cohn specialized in . this kind of savaging of enemies lies . slander character assassination threw a . cone humiliated people he made up things . he had no morals you couldn't even say . that he had the morals of a snake i feel . bad for snakes no because one snake . tells one woman to eat an apple and now . everyone hates snakes and women . so some longing for a lawyer like roy . cohn is disconcerting because what he . and what he admires in cohn is that he. worked to destroy his political rivals . by any means necessary . and that's exactly what trump wants the. justice department should do for him now . and it looks like he may be getting his . wish first this happened president . trump's openly called for clinton to be . investigated branding his former rival. crooked hillary and tweeting where is . our justice department and then this . happened the justice department is . taking another look at hillary clinton's . use of a private email server as . secretary of state. fox can also confirm that the justice . department is now investigating whether . the clinton foundation engaged in any . pay to play games while hillary was . secretary of state you see the president . called for the justice department to . investigate his political rival and now . they're doing it that should make you a . little bit afraid because whether or not . there are legitimate reasons to further . investigate clinton and her people if . the president can start criminal . investigations into any one that he . wants that feels less like a democracy . and more like a trump accorsi although i . will say this i feel bad for hillary . clinton because like she's always taking . the brunt of these things you know this . is never gonna end for her right like . she'll be in her grave and republicans . will want to exhume the body for more . investigations one more thing hillary. like she'll be in heaven and st. peter . be like welcome to heaven my child your . time yeah sorry what's that oh sorry the . republicans are they say they need to . investigate uranium one we're gonna need . you to wait outside . yeah sorry wait outside. [music]. you . .
Tags:  comedian  comedians  comedy  funny  trump  gets  dictator-y  with  the  justice  department:  the  daily  show 
Videos66

Uploaded:
Number of Views: 999,140
Number of Likes: 16,555
Category: Comedy
 

You may also like: