The Daily Show's Trevor Noah marvels at the audacity of Donald Trump's post-election honesty

Trevor Noah marvels at the audacity of Truth Trump
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On Thursday night, Donald Trump took his "Thank You" victory tour to Pennsylvania, announcing that Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) is his official pick for interior secretary, giving a 20-minute recap of his Election Night victory, and saying "thank you to the African-American community" in Pennsylvania for staying home in large enough numbers to let him eke out a victory in the state over Hillary Clinton. "Smart" black voters not coming out to vote "was the big thing," he said. That kind of honesty caught The Daily Show's Trevor Noah by surprise.

"I thought the 'Thank You Tour' was a waste of time, honestly I did — until I watched it," Noah said on Wednesday night's show, "and I realized that the Thank You Tour is actually some of the most important speaking Donald Trump has done all year." He started with Trump straight-up saying he likes House Speaker Paul Ryan only as long as Ryan plays ball with him, explaining: "What we're seeing here is a character I like to call Truth Trump. You'll notice it if you watch him closely: The Donald voices some political opinion, and then Truth Trump slips out and tells you the real deal."

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