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Rudolph Giuliani this week directly contradicted past public statements from President Trump when he told Fox News that Trump was aware of Michael Cohen’s hush-money payment to Stephanie Clifford, the pornographic film star known as Stormy Daniels — and that Trump had even reimbursed Cohen for it.
On “The Tonight Show,” Jimmy Fallon said that maybe Giuliani, not Clifford, was the one who needed some incentive to stay quiet.
“Last night Rudy Giuliani went on Fox News and revealed that Trump knew about and paid for Stormy Daniels’s hush money. Even Kanye was like, ‘You should probably stop talking.’” — JIMMY FALLON
“Giuliani said that Trump knew about and paid for Stormy Daniels’s hush money — which explains Trump’s newest idea: paying Rudy Giuliani $130,000 in hush money.” — JIMMY FALLON
“It was 90 degrees in New York today. People were sweating like President Trump watching Rudy Giuliani on ‘Hannity.’” — JIMMY FALLON
With Giuliani, Everyone’s a Critic
Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert both addressed Mr. Giuliani directly. They said they were not impressed by his performance.
“Rudy, you’re not helping. ‘I got this. Officer, you can’t accuse my buddy here of speeding — he was way too drunk to do that.’” — STEPHEN COLBERT
“You were on Sean Hannity’s show. You cracked under no pressure. If Rudy Giuliani had been O.J.’s lawyer, he would have said, ‘Hey, even if your gloves don’t fit, you can still stab somebody!’” — SETH MEYERS
And Trevor Noah was simply stupefied.
“Wow, imagine a P.R. crisis so bad that your best move is to admit you paid hush money to a porn star.” — TREVOR NOAH
The Bits Worth Watching
Turns out it’s a bad idea to gamble away your soul — even to a friend.
James Corden found himself mysteriously turning into Drew Carey.
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