Stephen Colbert wonders who's more incompetent: Trump or congressional Democrats?

Stephen Colbert weighs the incompetence of Trump vs Democrats in Congress
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Though the magic of editing, Stephen Colbert noted on Tuesday's Late Show that President Trump has picked federal appellate Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nominee for the Supreme Court. The reality TV-style unveiling went smoothly, but "we're just 10 days in, and it feels like it's total chaos at the White House," Colbert said. "This is supposed to be the honeymoon. How could Trump blow the honeymoon? He's had three of them — this is what you've been training for sir."

Still, "you don't know if it's real chaos or planned chaos," Colbert said. "Does Donald Trump not know what he's doing, or does he not know what he's doing — like a fox?" To explore that question he introduced a new segment, "What's Happening?" — which, to be fair, didn't really address that questions. Colbert began with Trump's firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates and the executive order on immigration Yates was fired for refusing to defend.

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