Stephen Colbert unpacks Trump envoy’s decision to hit undo on his testimony

By Shannon Connellan

Following hearing that his Condition Office good friends like Monthly bill Taylor experienced testified or else, Gordon Sondland, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, has formally hit Apple + z and revised his testimony that there was no quid pro quo in Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. 

Turns out, as Stephen Colbert pointed out onThe Late Present, Sondland viewing his colleagues testifying to congressional impeachment investigators experienced “refreshed my recollection about specific discussions.”

Soon after conveniently mocking Sondland’s obvious sudden need to have to, you know, stay clear of going to jail for perjury, and gleefully breaking down the released transcript, Colbert used each individual time-worn expression in the e-book to stage out that the ambassador’s current assertion is not terrific information for the president.

“That is video game, established, match, all she wrote, the excess fat lady has sung, other sporting activities metaphors I will not seriously comprehend, Goodbye Mr. Spalding, consider the rock to the rim, it is about now, so consume that massive black cow and get outta here!” Colbert claimed.

The late night exhibit host also unpacked the unusual second in Sondland’s testimony, in which he explained a Brussels supper occasion which Ukrainian President Zelensky reportedly attended, alongside the president of Poland, Jared Kushner, and… comedian Jay Leno.