Stephen Colbert tries to make sense of Trump's connections to Putin in one diagram

On Monday’s “Late Show,” host Stephen Colbert started talking about President Donald Trump’s accusations that Obama wire-tapped phones in Trump Tower.

“The president’s weekend tweetstorm felt like whiplash,” he said. 

Colbert speculates that Trump’s accusations are just “to distract from recent bad press. He does it all the time. He’s like a magician misdirecting your attention with sleight of hand, and as we all know Trump has the slightest of hands.”

Colbert then asked, “But what is the president trying to distract us from this time?”

That’s when hte host brought out his “Figure-It-Out-a-Tron,” which is actually just a chalkboard that he used in an attempt to illustate Trump’s relationship with Russian President Valdimir Putin.

On the chalkboard was the name Trump and at the top Putin. On the right, there was a list of people and things that could connect them, including: Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn, Jeff Sessions, FBI, CIA, NSA, Wikileaks, and “administration leaks.”

Colbert wrote the letter “P” next to anything on the list that could connect Trump and Putin. “There’s just so much P, which again, stands for Putin,” he said in the mocking bit.

You can watch the segement below:


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