Stephen Colbert Humiliates Reince Priebus, Jumps on Trump's Broken Promise to LGBT Community
After mock-praising his largely Democratic audience for skipping this year's CPAC Thursday night, "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert helped explain what the proto-conservative event is all about.
"For those of you who don't know, CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) is the annual conference of conservatives, also the name of Tupac's Republican cousin," Colbert joked.
If nothing else, the first post-election CPAC has proven one thing: Establishment conservatives are all good with the so-called alt-right on Trump's team.
"Chief strategist Steve Bannon was there, along with White House Chief of Staff and mouse that just landed in the cage of your pet snake, Reince Priebus," Colbert quipped.
The "Late Show" host pivoted to Trump's newly shattered promise to the LGBT community.
"Last night Donald Trump said transgender students can't use the bathrooms they want to use," Colbert observed ruefully. "He's going to check what they've got down there or something, I'm not sure."
On the campaign trail, Trump had promised Matt Lauer that if Caitlyn Jenner were to walk into Trump Tower, he'd be fine with her using any bathroom she liked.
"I'm guessing right now, a lot of trans people would love to take a dump in Trump's lobby," Colbert cracked. "And that is just fine. He's fine with it."