Late show hosts Stephen Colbert and have both referred to Sarah Huckabee Sanders‘ decision to as a fireable offence.
Colbert tore into the White House press secretary on The Late Show Thursday for tweeting the doctored video of the moment during Trump‘s “press tantrum,” when CNN‘s Jim Acosta held onto the microphone when an intern was dispatched to try and take it from him. Acosta‘s press pass was revoked, with Huckabee Sanders accusing the reporter of “placing his hands” on a White House intern during .
, as did CNN, and Colbert.
But Sanders shared a doctored video as some kind of “proof,” which shows Acosta‘s arm moving more quickly to block than it actually did. The video, alas, originated from an editor at InfoWars.
“The fact that the White House press secretary is promoting this doctored video is reprehensible, and grounds for dismissal, or as they call it in the Trump administration: Thursday,” said Colbert during his opening monologue.