Seth Meyers on Trump's flub-filled week: "He'll be way cooler and more reasonable just as soon as we give him more power"

"You know," Meyers said, "the same way drunk people always calm down once you give them back their car keys"


Brendan Gauthier
August 5, 2016 5:27PM (UTC)

"Late Night" host Seth Meyers on Thursday took "A Closer Look" at GOP Donald Trump's nightmarish week on the campaign trail.

Just this week Trump: feuded with Gold Star father Khizr Khan, twice lied about having seen a nonexistent video of the U.S. handing Iran $400 million in ransom money in bags, claimed his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton was "the founder of ISIS," and declined to endorse Speaker Paul Ryan in his reelection bid in Wisconsin's first congressional district.

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Former-Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee assured Fox News viewers on Wednesday that, a President Trump would be "surrounded by a whole lot more people than he is as a candidate ... I think he probably won't have his own Twitter account when he's president."

"Yeah dudes chill out," Meyers responded. "He'll be way cooler and more reasonable just as soon as we give him more power. You know, the same way drunk people always calm down once you give them back their car keys."

Among the secondary gaffes he made this week, Trump kicked a crying baby out of his rally — at first telling the mother, "I love babies," before minutes later saying, "Actually I was only kidding. You can get that baby out of here."

"That is a huge gaffe for a Republican," Meyers said, "because the GOP platform does not allow you to change your mind about a baby."

Watch below:


Brendan Gauthier

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