Colbert was talking about the confusion in the White House press office, and Trump playing around with the idea of ditching daily briefings and doing his own press conferences every couple of weeks.
“Oh sir! Please don’t do your own press conferences,” Colbert sarcastically begged. “They’re always such fountains of eloquence and bastions of dignity. What would we make jokes about the next day?”
He questioned aloud if Trump was watching ― and he could well be, given the president’s criticism of Colbert this month. Then he delivered a message directly to the president. Check it out below.