President Trump's press conference is the top topic of late night comedy

CBS' "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" attracted more viewers than its rival, NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", during the week that ended February 10 - the second week in a row the Peacock Network finished No. 2. "Yes, I do know something", he said. "Who could forget Lincoln's tirade at Gettysburg, or FDR's fireside meltdowns, and of course, Ronald Reagan's famously saying, 'Mr Gorbachev, if you don't tear down this f-ing wall I'm gonna lose my shit!'"

"By now I'm sure you've all heard the news: the Trump administration is going great", he said.

Stephen Colbert - the presenter who has benefited the most from Trump's presidency ratings wise - filmed his opening monologue shortly after Trump's 77-minute long conference drew to a close. "Trump stopped trusting Flynn 'cause Flynn did something that was do darn legal that Trump had to ask for his resignation". "Trump has been incredibly tough on Russia", Colbert said. "I mean, the hotel dry cleaning bills alone". "It didn't even last as long as a David Blaine stunt".

"He said Hillary Clinton's name 11 times", Corden said.

Colbert's show last week averaged more than 3 million viewers on three different nights according to Nielsen, just behind Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show", which averaged 3.01 million viewers.

There was also time to remind viewers of Kellyanne Conway's deceptive tactics.

Over at The Daily Show, Trevor Noah was gleeful over the resignation, and gave all credit to Trump for his ingenious plan: "Donald Trump's finally draining the swamp of the people he brought to the swamp", he said. "'Maybe he'll just get off at the next stop'".



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