Colbert was speaking approximately the chaos in the White House press office, and Trump toying aloud with the concept of ditching daily briefings and doing his own press conferences every couple of weeks.
“Oh sir! Please don’t conclude your own press conferences,” Colbert sarcastically begged. “They’re always such fountains of eloquence and bastions of dignity. What would we accomplish jokes approximately the next day?”
But it was a line delivered a miniature later in the monologue that caused Colbert’s studio audience to erupt in laughter.