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A recent New York Times article reported that President Donald Trump, in a meeting this past March, suggested a moat filled with snakes or alligators to fortify his long-sought wall at the southern border.

While many Americans thought the ridiculous and cruel idea was beyond imagination, it turns out Trump's predecessor, former President Barack Obama, was more prescient than most.

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After 22 months, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election has finally been released to the public, albeit redacted.

Though many supporters of President Donald Trump insist that the report is a total exoneration, that's far from the case. It details numerous links between Trump campaign officials and Russian operatives and details the lengths to which Trump went in order to hinder the investigation's progress.

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Stephen Colbert (The Late Show/CBS) and Donald Trump (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The arrest of Christopher Paul Hasson, a Coast Guard lieutenant and white supremacist who was recently arrested on gun and drug charges, has unnerved many because he allegedly wanted to plan a mass killing and had compiled a hit list of prominent Democratic politicians, including Senators Chuck Schumer (NY) and Kamala Harris (CA). But President Donald Trump, usually so quick to fire off a tweet, has not said a word about Hasson, a fact that did not escape Late Show host Stephen Colbert.

Hasson "is a homicidal, racist monster serving in our military,” Colbert said. “But don’t worry, the commander-in-chief slapped him down with a savage tweet of… nothing.”

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Stephen Colbert delivers his opening monologue on The Late Show on CBS December 6, 2018. (The Late Show/YouTube)

The family of former President George H.W. Bush went out of their way to provide a warm welcome to President Donald and First Lady Melania Trump at their family patriarch's memorial and funeral. President George W. and First Lady Laura Bush greeted the Trumps at Blair House Tuesday and as they entered the National Cathedral on Wednesday for his father's funeral services.

However, conservatives once again are crying foul over eulogies and tributes given to the elder Bush. Media analysts also discussed whether the eulogies were "anti-Trump."

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on October 30, 2018. (The Late Show/YouTube)

In an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi opened her remarks with a bold prediction for the 2018 midterms. But not everyone thought the statement was a good idea.

After welcoming California Democrat Pelosi to the program, host Stephen Colbert asked how she felt about the next 6 days leading up to Tuesday's midterms. Pelosi responded:

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Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) appears to be getting desperate in the hotly contested race for his seat.

Cruz made an ad buy during Stephen Colbert's interview with his opponent, Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke, on Wednesday's edition of The Late Show

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NEW YORK - APRIL 17: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert guest James Comey during Tuesday's April 17, 2018 show. (Photo by Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via Getty Images)

Appearing on The Late Show, former FBI director James Comey told host Stephen Colbert why President Donald Trump's tweets are so dangerous.

He reminded viewers that people shouldn't take the president's tweets lightly, no matter how ridiculous he may sound:

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