Trump Officials Contradict The President When Offering Justifications For Soleimani Killing

  • Published: 14 January 2020
  • Administration officials like Sec. of State Mike Pompeo and Sec. of Defense Mark Esper continue to offer inconsistent explanations of the Trump administration's justification for the targeted killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad. #Colbert #Comedy #Monologue

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  • El fogoso Resbaloso
    El fogoso Resbaloso  16 hours back

    The stable genius is dumb as rock, tells a lot about people who voted for him. Offended to be called deplorables, what a joke. Brando, because it got electrolytes !

    • ASeasonedWitch
      ASeasonedWitch  19 hours back

      "I can reveal that I believe it would have been . . . "

      Enough America - Vote this trash out of our oval office in November. Just do it.

      • John lemay Lemay
        John lemay Lemay  20 hours back

        Not bad enough that he is a liar and thief, we have a President unable to read part of the Constitution or spell.

        • Samantha Richardson
          Samantha Richardson  2 days back

          Meanwhile, in Iran, people are already in jail for shooting down the airplane. America's lack of accountability disgusts me.

          • Dimitar Yanev
            Dimitar Yanev  2 days back

            This show is gradually turning into a disappointment. This particular piece is just piling up with so many other segments that had nothing to say but keep the propaganda going.

            • Lee M
              Lee M  2 days back

              I think Colbert blames Trump for the plane crash that killed his Dad and Brothers ... or maybe
              he's just looking to blame anything so he can hide the pain of Loss which is still Very evident
              Love is the only way Stephen .... give up on the Hate :)

              • Richard Dastrup
                Richard Dastrup  2 days back

                Oh look Rachel maddow mini me . He is acting like a news anchor. He has no talent. Looks like a loser.

                • David E. Worst
                  David E. Worst  3 days back

                  Is it just me or is his trump impersonation very annoying and very bad

                  • CoraMendi
                    CoraMendi  3 days back

                    Hey, the Fox News interviewer and Trump go to the same tanning salon!

                    • EricLinstone
                      EricLinstone  3 days back

                      Windmills DON'T cause cancer. The SOUND they make causes cancer. Get it right!

                      • Robert Sprouse
                        Robert Sprouse  4 days back

                        Anybody else think Colbert is a idiot!!! I do I do.

                        • Regina Garcia
                          Regina Garcia  4 days back

                          We don't know precisely when and we don't know precisely where but we are sure the attacks are imminent. How lame is that explanation? These morons must think we are all as stupid as they are.

                          • Nick Messner
                            Nick Messner  4 days back

                            The thing that should scare you is that Trump isn't the only one who sounds foolish all the time. Literally every member of his cabinet comes off like a complete moron every time you put a mic in their face.

                            • Priscilla Jimenez
                              Priscilla Jimenez  4 days back

                              4:00 doesn't that classify as torture?

                              • thefilthygamer
                                thefilthygamer  4 days back

                                It the us this is called Swating people and it happens all the time people are having the police kill who they don't like

                                • Mark Dowse
                                  Mark Dowse  4 days back

                                  Imminent has a meaning that is nothing like the meaning of 'eminent'.
                                  But the word being used, abused and mis-used by the GOP is 'imminent'.
                                  BTW, it means immediately about to happen. 😊

                                  • Lee M
                                    Lee M  2 days back

                                    Doesn't mean " Immediately " about to happen, only means " About " to happen

                                • John Roberts
                                  John Roberts  4 days back

                                  Tube tops are called boob tubes ! 👍😁😂

                                  • Beth Lind
                                    Beth Lind  5 days back

                                    And Denmark tooo

                                    • Irish Guy
                                      Irish Guy  5 days back

                                      Damn Esper, all that kickback money and you can’t even buy a decent toupee?

                                      • Jane Anderson
                                        Jane Anderson  5 days back

                                        Trumps actions lead to the death of 176 people, 60 of whom were canadian. it would be nice if america seemed to give a fuck.

                                        • Claire Will
                                          Claire Will  5 days back

                                          Holy screwballs batman .... so, anyone on a whim can collude as war criminals to kill others on foreign soil.

                                          • Doka Saku
                                            Doka Saku  5 days back

                                            I love mr Trump for what he had just done with that bastard Sulemaini

                                            • Alejandro Kaplan
                                              Alejandro Kaplan  5 days back

                                              You will think a man can believe

                                              • louis upham
                                                louis upham  5 days back

                                                Who cares the pricks dead nothing will change that

                                                • JEANNETTE JOHNSON
                                                  JEANNETTE JOHNSON  5 days back

                                                  Change ALL codes !!!

                                                  • CJCryer Buzz
                                                    CJCryer Buzz  5 days back

                                                    Dirty Donny “believes” people wash the same dishes in their dishwasher 15 times.
                                                    How the hell did America get here?

                                                    • SquidGunman
                                                      SquidGunman  5 days back

                                                      The liberals want you to believe the Iranian General was in Baghdad to vacation at the local Busch Gardens.

                                                      • james sisoutham
                                                        james sisoutham  5 days back

                                                        Give Trump to Iran 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

                                                        • Shawn Smith
                                                          Shawn Smith  5 days back

                                                          💥💥Solid Burn💥💥

                                                          • A Warrior of Christ
                                                            A Warrior of Christ  5 days back

                                                            Yes, and Bush and company believed that there were Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq but they did not find any!

                                                            • susan willmore
                                                              susan willmore  5 days back

                                                              God trump is such an idiot!

                                                              • peter g
                                                                peter g  6 days back

                                                                stereotypes are hilarious!

                                                                • Jack Hackman
                                                                  Jack Hackman  6 days back

                                                                  Why doesn't I.P. Trump have spell check?  Can't afford it!!!! (oh, I.P. is impeached president).

                                                                  • Eduardo Rais
                                                                    Eduardo Rais  6 days back

                                                                    since when presidents of the usa worry about legal issues. through their military they have been murdering people all over the planet. over a million people murdered in lybia, the guilty parties: usa, france and england, over a million murdered in iraq: guilty parties based on lies: the usa and the rest of nato and australia, the then prime minister of australia john howard admitted it was lies and he was ashamed, he should be in jail the bastard, over 500,00,00 murdered in syria, guilty parties: the usa, nato, australia but there is more: the most recent one: bolivia, and: el salvador, guatemala, nicaragua, panama, granada, africa, vietnam, and so many more.

                                                                    • Michael Orozco
                                                                      Michael Orozco  6 days back

                                                                      BERNIE SANDERS 2020 #BERNIESANDERS2020 👍🏿👍🏻🇺🇸.

                                                                      • Ric Gibbon
                                                                        Ric Gibbon  6 days back

                                                                        Sanders for president

                                                                        • Wi1dCard
                                                                          Wi1dCard  6 days back

                                                                          Our president is booking assassinations in advance. Can you preorder ww3 nowadays?

                                                                          • Jonathan Bush
                                                                            Jonathan Bush  6 days back

                                                                            Treasonous Trump

                                                                            • Bert
                                                                              Bert  6 days back

                                                                              First video that I’ve liked from Stephen in awhile. Finally some half decent anti war talk.

                                                                              • Brian Bart
                                                                                Brian Bart  6 days back

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                                                                                • maiano guillaume
                                                                                  maiano guillaume  6 days back

                                                                                  IF 911 hangs down on people who call them saying "I have the address of someone I want you to kill" they scare me a lot...

                                                                                  • Godfrey Jemand
                                                                                    Godfrey Jemand  6 days back

                                                                                    "Specifically" means. He, "Believes it would be 4 embassies."

                                                                                    • Godfrey Jemand
                                                                                      Godfrey Jemand  6 days back

                                                                                      Trump Calls Pompeo, Pompous AAAAOOOO.

                                                                                      • Aquarian Rabbit
                                                                                        Aquarian Rabbit  6 days back

                                                                                        Cobert, defending a terrorist, just like he does pedophiles.

                                                                                        • serious
                                                                                          serious  6 days back

                                                                                          Looking through these comments and the various spellings of the word imminent, looks like a lot of people didn't use spell check...kind of like Drump.

                                                                                          • Grazia A. Ezzi
                                                                                            Grazia A. Ezzi  6 days back

                                                                                            He deserved it .... justifications or not his death was a bless

                                                                                          • Edward MacLennan
                                                                                            Edward MacLennan  6 days back

                                                                                            Probably, they did not alert the embassies, so probably, trump is a liar. Also, probably a traitor, a rapist, and a Russian stooge. Same level of likelihood of all of these. Which is to say, self evident.

                                                                                            • glittery_cucumber
                                                                                              glittery_cucumber  6 days back

                                                                                              Trump administration going full on Laganja I FEEL VERY ATTACKED