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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....

Alt-Right Smears Parkwood Survivors, While Late Night Indicts Gun Lobby

David Hogg, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting is now being targeted by alt-right commentators and conspiracy theorists, in an effort to minimize fallout from the attack. But late night comedians are putting the focus where it belongs–the gun lobby. Hogg has been one of the most visible students who are calling for new gun controls in the wake of the shooting, which left 17 students dead and dozens wounded....

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....

Wagging the Dog: John Oliver Dissects Trump’s Syrian Missile Strike (Watch!)

John Oliver tried to make sense of President Trump’s Syrian missile strike, which has spawned a cottage industry of conspiracy theories over the “real” motive for the attack. Most focused on his flagging support at home. Could there be more to it? John Oliver tried to make sense of President Trump’s Syrian missile strike, which has spawned a cottage industry of conspiracy theories over the “real” motive for the attack, mostly focused on his flagging support at home. Could there be more to it?...

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....

John Oliver Dissects Clinton, Trump Scandals on Last Week Tonight (video)

John Oliver takes a hard look at supposed scandals involving Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. They have been exaggerated so much as to render them almost meaningless. Hillary’s, that is. Trump’s, it turns out, are pretty much as described. “You can be irritated by some of Hillary’s; that is understandable. But you should then be fu*king outraged by Trump’s,” he said. ...