Stephen Colbert Agrees with Trump on Omarosa: “She’s a Backstabber and a Liar”

The comic made fun of Omarosa’s “salacious” new book on his show Monday night.

Former Director of Communications for the White House Public Liaison Office Omarosa Manigault (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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Late Show host Stephen Colbert can agree with President Trump on one thing: Omarosa is a backstabber and a liar.

But the comedian told viewers on Monday night that there’s an important caveat there: That doesn’t mean what she says should be dismissed, like many in the media are arguing.

“She is a liar and a backstabber with no credibility. Exactly like everyone else in the Trump Administration. So don’t roll your eyes, OK? I just — the press can’t have it both ways. They can’t report on it and roll their eyes at the same time. She’s not below anyone else in the White House. She and General Kelly may have completely different pasts, but they have exactly the same future. You can never scrub off the Trump stank.”

Colbert also criticized Omarosa for painting President Trump as a racist — arguing that everyone already knows that. 

“Finally, we have proof that the guy who refused to rent to black tenants, said that a Nazi-Klan rally had some ‘fine people,’ and called Africa a [expletive]-hole — is a racist. Tear up your history books. Rewrite your history books. We didn’t know!”

Take a look at the clip below.

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