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Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen’s Swampy Dealings Dissected by John Oliver (Watch)

Donald Trump’s lawyer and and widely heralded “fixer,” Michael Cohen, wasted no time trying to cash in on his close ties to the President, said John Oliver in a scathing take-down on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight.” Cohen lined up big-paying clients who funneled money to the same shell company used to pay porn star Stormy Daniels to shut up about her affair with Trump....

Rudy Giuliani In Spotlight Reveals Ivanka Lust, His Own Loopy Weirdness (See!)

Rudy Giuliani has been Donald Trump’s lawyer for less than two weeks and has already implicated the president in several new crimes, but more revealingly he’s showcased his own loopy weirdness and his lust for Ivanka, according to John Oliver. Oliver dissected Giuliani’s return to the spotlight in a biting commentary on his HBO show “This Week Tonight.” As usual, he didn’t pull any punches, or mince words....

Mike Pence, Heartbeat From Presidency, Is The Real Whack Job, Says John Oliver

Donald Trump may be an megalomaniac but Mike Pence is the real whack job. Even Omarosa says so. You’d have to watch “Celebrity Big Brother” to get her lowdown. Or, you could watch John Oliver, who laid out Pence’s idiosyncrasies in hilariously novel way–literally. Oliver took issue with a new children’s book authored by the Pence family. It hits stores on today....

John Oliver Devours Trump Pie in the Sky Border Patrol Plan (Watch!)

If Donald Trump thinks health care is complicated wait until you get a read on his plans to expand patrols on the U.S-Mexican border. It’s as poorly thought out and careless as everything else he does. John Oliver explains on “Last Week Tonight.” Oliver isn’t afraid to tackle Trump’s more arcane moves and his show format gives him enough time to break them down so anyone can understand them. ...

John Oliver Confirms Obvious: Donald Trump Lies to Smear Foes (Watch!)

John Oliver now knows first-hand that President Trump is a pathological liar and won’t hesitate to make things up to smear someone he perceives as a political foe. He knows, because it happened to him. Oliver showed off a special certificate from “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” inducting him into The Trump Attacked Me on Twitter Hall of Fame....

John Oliver Digs Into Trump Coal Promises; Finds Load of Crap (see!)

John Oliver dug into Donald Trump’s campaign promise that coal miners would be “working their asses off” once he was elected. But after doing some deep tunneling of his own, all Oliver found was “bullshit,” he says. Turns out, coal miners are still getting the short end, while industry executives are spinning Trump’s coal promises into gold....

John Oliver Rants on Arcane Subject Critical to Us All — Net Neutrality (see!)

John Oliver slammed Trump administration bureaucrats who are gunning for regulations that prevent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from restricting user access to services. Boring? Yes. Critically important? Definitely. But Donald Trump’s new FCC chairman, Ajit Pai is determined to re-write those rules. It just so happens, Pai worked previously for Verizon Communications, a major ISP with a dog in this fight....

Trump’s Multitude of Sins in First 100 Days Absolved by John Oliver (See!)

Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office have been a whirlwind of… well, let’s just say whirlwind. John Oliver parses the president’s performance on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight.” And, he’s got one word for it… “shitberg.” The Trump administration has launched an all-out media blitz to portray the president as a man of action, the greatest achiever in the history of the nation....

John Oliver Finds a Laugh in Donald Trump’s Sick, Twisted Budget (watch!)

Donald Trump delivered a big fuck you to his supporters in his first budget as president, and John Oliver delivered a big fuck you right back with lots of sick, twisted details that rip off his blue collar backers. Mick Mulvaney, who directs the Office of Management and Budget, said he crafted the document by simply reviewing Trump’s campaign speeches....

John Oliver Details How TrumpCare is Shitty Deal for Everyone, Except Rich

John Oliver reveals an eye-opening fact about Paul Ryan’s American Health Care Act: Not even Donald Trump wants his name on it and he’s slapped it on a lot of shitty products over the years, from Trump Vodka to Trump Steaks to his Chinese-made neckties. What does that tell you? You may recall, Trump promised during the campaign that no one would lose their insurance, everyone would be covered and policies would be cheaper. Oops! Conned, again. ...

John Oliver Hit by Donald Trump Trolls Over Vladimir Putin Satire (See!)

John Oliver hilariously exposed Vladimir Putin’s dirty little secrets and questioned what Donald Trump hopes to get out of being “friends” on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight.” He seemed to ignite a fire under Trump trolls. Or, were they really Russians? “It’s a bit weird that you’ve been objectively nicer to Vladimir Putin than you have to Meryl Streep,” Oliver said....

John Oliver Blasts ‘Pathological Liar’ Donald Trump For Racism (watch!)

John Oliver isn’t about to go quietly into the night. In his final “Last Week Tonight” show of the season, the British talk show host ripped President-elect Donald Trump a new one, calling him a “pathological liar” and “racist.” Oliver, who is known for his biting satire and wit, warned against calls to give Trump “a chance to prove himself,” out of fear his behavior with become the new normal....

Jennifer Lawrence Discovers Booger in Her Nose on Tonight Show (watch!)

Jennifer Lawrence was right in the middle of a game of "True Confessions" on the Tonight Show last night when she suddenly discovered she had a booger in her nose. She couldn't help disclosing the fact and promptly caused host Jimmy Fallon to lose it. The incident unfolded after Lawrence sat down with Fallon and John Oliver, host of HBO's "Last Night Tomorrow."...

Paris Attack Aftershocks Rip Through TV Shows, Films, Music Tours (video)

Paris terror attacks that slaughtered 129 people and left dozens more in critical condition have sent aftershocks ripping through entertainment. Movie openings have been delayed in France, concerts postponed and here in the United States some television shows have been canceled or rescheduled. The premiere of American action western “Jane Got a Gun,” starring Natalie Portman, was delayed. It was slated to open Nov. 25....

John Oliver Exposes Media’s Dirty Secret: Now Disguising Ads as News

John Oliver has no qualms about exposing one of the media's dirty little secrets; how it's increasingly disguising advertising as news. The problem has only gotten worse with the rise of the Internet and it's a race to the bottom. He critices everyone, especially BuzzFeed founder and Chief Executive Jonah Peretti and Time Inc. Chief Executive Joe Ripp....

John Oliver Skewers Dr. Oz for Phony Weight Loss Claims (watch!)

John Oliver is finally hitting his stride on his new HBO talk show. He deconstructed Dr. Mehmet Oz for hyping diet pills without any scientific evidence to back them up. Dr. Oz’s comeuppance has been a long time coming. It took an act by Congress to finally call Dr. Oz on the carpet for his baseless claims, but Oliver nailed him to the floor. ...