John Oliver Says Don Jr. Scandal Might ‘Be Nothing’

Comedian stopped by ‘Late Show’ with Stephen Colbert to talk politics.

July 13, 2017 8:59 am
John Oliver Says Don Jr. Scandal Might ‘Be Nothing’

While most of Wednesday’s late night television lineup focused on Donald Trump Jr.’s email scandal, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver took a different approach as a guest on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert: It “might be nothing.”

“This is something, as long as we live in a world where ‘something’ means anything. And I’m not sure we do anymore,” he told Colbert. “It seems serious, but do we live in a world devoid of consequences now?..That’s the kind of mind-blowing part. This seems like a seismic event, but it might be nothing.”

Oliver made the comments just two days after Donald Trump Jr. tweeted images of emails showing that he arranged a meeting with a Russian lawyer in 2016 after being offered dirt on Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

“If it’s what you say I love it,” the President’s son wrote. “Especially later in the summer.”

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