So, President Trump is said to have leaked highly classified intelligence when he met with Russian officials last week. Stephen Colbert said on Monday that there was a silver lining.
“Well, ladies and gentlemen, I’ve got good news, and I got bad news. The bad news: The Washington Post reports that Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador. O.K.? The good news: Trump found the leaker.” —STEPHEN COLBERT
Trevor Noah made a similar quip about Mr. Trump.
“So the good news is, Trump listens during intel briefings. And the bad news is, Trump listens during intel briefings.” — TREVOR NOAH
The late-night hosts had little time to prepare material about the news, which broke late Monday afternoon. They’re sure to take another crack at Mr. Trump over the issue on Tuesday.
Trump’s Commencement Address
President Trump’s meandering commencement speech at Liberty University last weekend drew jabs.
“President Trump this weekend gave the commencement speech at Liberty University. While yet again the commencement speech at Trump University was given by a raccoon that wandered on stage.” —SETH MEYERS
“Usually, when he speaks to a big crowd of university students, it’s to tell them there are no refunds. So this was actually a fun day.” —JIMMY KIMMEL
“I read somewhere that attendance of the ceremony was mandatory and booing wasn’t allowed. Which, incidentally, are also the rules when you have dinner with Trump.” — JIMMY FALLON
Harry Styles Plays ‘Sign of the Times’
Harry Styles, the star vocalist, will be performing all week on “The Late Late Show.” On Monday, he kicked off his residency with a performance of his hit power ballad “Sign of the Times.”
The Punchiest Punchlines (Family Leave Edition)
“President Trump yesterday issued a statement calling for paid family leave. Which is a little surprising, until you remember that he’s already paid two families to leave.” — SETH MEYERS
“American Airlines says it’s getting rid of seat-back TV screens because most people bring a device with them. While United’s doing the same thing on their flights because most people just watch the live entertainment.” — JIMMY FALLON
The Bits Worth Watching
Mr. Styles and Aaron Taylor-Johnson played James Corden’s “flinch” game, with a British twist.
“What do you think of Aaron Judge?”
What We’re Excited About on Tuesday Night
On “The Late Show,” Stephen Colbert made a special announcement: Brad Pitt would appear on the show on Tuesday. Mr. Pitt, who recently opened up for the first time about his divorce from Angelina Jolie, rarely makes interview appearances on TV.
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Conan O’Brien is going to court. He faces charges of joke theft (something that’s rarely the subject of lawsuits) from a blogger.