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Late Night Tackles the Trump Administration

See if you can tell which Trump 'real news' broadcast is real, and which is Stephen Colbert

On Sunday, Lara Trump, Eric Trump's wife, got a fellow host for President Trump's lo-fi Trump TV broadcasts, when recent CNN commentator Kayleigh McEnany joined the "real news" update on Trump's Facebook page. McEnany, who quit CNN on Saturday, has nothing but sunny news to report.

"Now, that looks like state-sponsored propaganda...." Stephen Colbert said on Friday's Late Show, when Lara Trump was the sole anchor. (The show is produced by the Trump re-election campaign, not the White House.) "But the craziest thing about Lara Trump's online propaganda book report is how she ends it," with "and that is the real news," Colbert said. "If that sounds familiar to you, it's because 'real news' is the thing we've been doing since Trump got elected, where we make up news we think the president would like to see. Well, in light of Lara Trump's work, I am proud to announce that the Real News Tonight team has added a special correspondent." And she actually fits in quite seamlessly. Watch below. Peter Weber