Seth Meyers Says El Paso Should Put the Boot on Air Force One
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President Trump went to El Paso on Wednesday to visit survivors and emergency responders after last weekend’s shooting there. Late-night hosts were quick to point out that he still owes the city more than half a million dollars for security during a campaign rally in February.
“Man, going back to El Paso when you owe the city half a million dollars is a bold move. They’re going to have to put the boot on Air Force One.” — SETH MEYERS
“Trump owed an initial fee of about $470,000, but the city tacked on a $20,000 one-time late fee in June. And of course Donald Trump has incurred a late fee. That’s so him. I’m surprised his Oval Office desk isn’t covered in unreturned Blockbuster DVDs.” — SETH MEYERS
“Trump’s off to the Hamptons tomorrow. He has a fund-raiser with a top price of $250,000 a head. I’m guessing none of that will go to El Paso.” — JIMMY KIMMEL
The hosts also took the president to task for bragging about how many people had attended the February rally.
“A local television station released video today showing President Trump bragging about the crowd size at his rallies while talking to medical staff treating victims of the El Paso shootings. Said one doctor, ‘That’s very interesting. Have I shown you our psych ward?’” — SETH MEYERS
“Presumably, he was there to give comfort to victims and families and those who helped save lives after the shootings over the weekend, but somehow, once again, he managed to make what should have been a day about others all about him.” — JIMMY KIMMEL
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