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Impeachment in a Pear Tree
The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor testified on Tuesday as part of the House’s impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Taylor described to lawmakers what he saw as a scheme to pressure the Ukrainian government into providing the president with political help in exchange for American security aid.
“Look, the reason you’re comfortable comparing your situation to a lynching is because you value black people so little that, in your mind, a black person dying is equal to your slight discomfort. Well, you know what causes my slight discomfort? Listening to you breathe. It’s like you’re breathing through a hole humans don’t have.” — AMBER RUFFIN
“Now, it’s no surprise Trump is a racist because his dad was a racist. His dad was arrested in 1927 near a Klan rally. Now, that doesn’t prove that he was in the Klan, but if you see me near a Cinnabon, it not ‘cause I love waiting in line.” — AMBER RUFFIN
“At this rate, Trump’s going to lose all three of his black supporters.” — JAMES CORDEN
The Bits Worth Watching
To celebrate guest Jessica Biel’s seven years of marriage to Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon pulled out an old interview where the actress said she doesn’t listen to ‘N SYNC.
What We’re Excited About on Wednesday Night
Ronan Farrow will stop by “The Late Show” to talk about his new book, “Catch and Kill.”