On Tuesday morning, President Trump fought reporters during a press conference in which he essentially walked back his criticism of the neo-Nazis who stormed Charlottesville over the weekend. Jimmy Kimmel reacted to the press conference during his monologue Tuesday night.
“You know, everybody’s been asking, you think Trump’s gonna last four years?” Kimmel remarked. “I’m wondering now if any of us are going to last four years.”
“I’m not joking when I say I would feel more comfortable if Cersei Lannister was running this country at this point.”
Kimmel suggested everyone should watch the full video of the press conference, in which Trump defended the neo-Nazis in Charlottesville because they got a permit to hold their rally.
“The only thing I can compare it to is, remember when Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ear off, and then he bit his other ear off? This was the presidential equivalent of that.”
Trump fought against the media in the room over the “alt-right,” essentially saying that the “alt-left” is as much of a problem. Kimmel had a different take. “I think we might need an alt-president right now.”