Late-Night Hosts Taunt Trump for Feuding With Schwarzenegger Over 'Apprentice' Ratings
"I hear tomorrow he's going to roast Rosie O'Donnell at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier," Stephen Colbert joked in response to the president's National Prayer Breakfast remarks.
Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel both made fun of President Donald Trump for using some of his time at Thursday's National Prayer Breakfast to talk about The Apprentice's ratings and how they suffered under his successor as host, Arnold Schwarzenegger.
"The ratings went right down the tubes, it's been a total disaster," Trump said, in part, at the breakfast. "I want to just pray for Arnold if we can for those ratings."
Colbert responded, "The president used the National Prayer Breakfast to insult Arnold Schwarzenegger. I hear tomorrow he's going to roast Rosie O'Donnell at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier."
Schwarzenegger's response that he should switch jobs with Trump so people could sleep better at night was appreciated by Colbert.
"Is this the War of 1812 because the White House just got burnt," Colbert quipped.
Earlier, Colbert played another clip from Trump's Prayer Breakfast remarks but added his own take: "What I hear most often as I travel the country are five words," and then he offered to finish the sentence, "Please don't grab my pussy" which drew big laughs from the Late Show crowd.
Jimmy Kimmel joked about Trump's comments in his monologue. "Gee, I never heard that passage from the Bible before," he said, addressing Trump's ratings remarks. "Donald Trump prays the way the rest of us write comments on YouTube videos."
"You know we have a problem when turning the country over to Arnold Schwarzenegger seems like a good idea," added Kimmel. He asked Guillermo to join him in prayer for the actor and former governor.
"May his mighty biceps lift not only the ratings of Celebrity Apprentice but also the spirits of Celeb Apprentice contestants," said Kimmel, head bowed. "We also Lord, ask you to watch over Arnold's maid whenever she bends over to dust."