Seth Meyers took a deep dive on Wednesday into the bombshell revelations in regards to the panicked texts that then-chief of staff Mark Meadows received from Fox Information stars and others on the day of the Capitol riot. And he started with the desperate pleas from Donald Trump Jr.
“Rattling, they’ve Don Jr.’s textual content messages to his father’s chief of employees,” the host mentioned, “which suggests Don Jr. doesn’t have his father’s personal telephone quantity. And if Don Jr. will get relegated to the chief of employees, who does Eric need to undergo, Rudy?”
“No matter else we discover out in regards to the precise assaults,” he added, “there’s nothing extra embarrassing than not having your dad’s quantity.” Meyers contrasted the scenario to Succession, the place “even Kendall Roy will get to speak nose to nose with Logan” once in a while.
Later, Meyers scoffed on the notion that these closest to Trump have been really “shocked” that his supporters have been violently storming the Capitol. “You have been those who advised them the election was stolen!” he exclaimed, including, “You may’t complain that the subway smells while you’re the man that took a shit on the F prepare!”
By the top of the section, the host summed up the story by quoting Seinfeld’s George Costanza: “It’s not a lie if you happen to imagine it.”
“However they didn’t imagine it,” Meyers mentioned of Donald Trump Jr., Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham and the remainder. “Their texts present they have been mendacity and so they knew they have been mendacity, which suggests they’re worse than George Costanza. That’s proper, they’re Newman!”
“This newest bombshell is so revealing in so some ways,” he continued. “For one factor, Trump’s closest allies have been pleading with him to place a cease to the violence and he refused. For an additional, they have been trustworthy in personal about how dangerous it was whereas in public defending Trump and mendacity about what occurred.”
Borrowing a phrase from the previous president’s eldest son, “Republicans, if you happen to had a conscience in any respect, you’d see all of the proof and ‘condemn this shit ASAP.’”
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