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Late Night Tackles Trump's Tweets

Jimmy Kimmel has some sympathy for Sean Spicer, imagines how he reacted to Trump's latest tweetstorm

The Trump administration has spent months arguing in court and in public that President Trump's ban on travel from six majority-Muslim countries is not a travel ban. On Monday morning, Trump tweeted, in all caps, that it is definitely a travel ban. "It's like the last five minutes of Law & Order: SVU, where the murderer tells Mariska Hargitay everything: 'It was a travel ban all along,'" Jimmy Kimmel said on Monday's Kimmel Live. "When you think about this on a human level, this has to be maddening for White House Stress Secretary Sean Spicer. This is a guy, he specifically went out in front of the press and insisted that this was not a travel ban." He showed the clip. "I can only imagine how Sean Spicer reacted when he read that tweet from his boss this morning," Kimmel added, and to save you the trouble of using your own imagination, he showed a dramatic re-enactment. Watch below. Peter Weber