Stephen Colbert pokes fun at Trump's 'master negotiator skills' on immigration and his Mexico wall

Stephen Colbert on Trump and the wall
(Image credit: Screenshot/YouTube/The Late Show)

President Trump held a meeting Tuesday with Democrats and Republicans on immigration, "mainly on our policy of not having immigrants," Stephen Colbert said on Tuesday's Late Show, and "the stakes are high: If the two sides can't find a compromise, the federal government is going to shut down on Jan. 20 — or as historians call it, one year too late." Trump seemed bullish on reaching a bipartisan solution on immigration, but the price he laid out last week included an $18 billion down payment on his Mexico border wall.

Colbert noted that Trump insisted Mexico would pay for the wall, then laughed at Trump saying last weekend he still believes Mexico will pay for it "in some form"; Colbert suggested "free guac on your birthday" as a realistic possibility.

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