Jimmy Kimmel Says Jared Kushner Is Making Your In-Laws Look Good

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Jimmy Kimmel joked about reports that Jared Kushner had discussed setting up a secret communications channel with Russia.

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Channeling Kushner

Jimmy Kimmel reacted to recent reports that Jared Kushner had discussed setting up a secret communications channel with Russia. Mr. Kimmel found himself nearly sympathizing with President Trump: After all, he said, we all understand what it’s like to see an in-law do something embarrassing.

“According to The Washington Post, Donald Trump’s son-in-law-slash-senior-adviser Jared Kushner is now a focus of the investigation. Kushner met with the Russian ambassador to the United States at Trump Tower in December, before he was president, and reportedly proposed a secret back channel of communications so Trump could be in touch with Moscow without the United States government knowing about it. And you thought your son-in-law was an idiot.” — JIMMY KIMMEL

Trevor Noah Plays Catch-Up

Video by The Daily Show With Trevor Noah

“The Daily Show” was on a break last week, but dramatic news kept rolling in. On Tuesday, Trevor Noah ran through some of the biggest stories he’d missed.

On Greg Gianforte, Montana’s soon-to-be Republican congressman:

“He was elected just a day after body-slamming a reporter who had the nerve to ask him a question about the House Republicans’ health care bill — which, you gotta admit, is a pretty gangster response. It’s like, ‘How are the people going to pay their hospital bills?’ ‘You tell me! Bam!’” — TREVOR NOAH

On the recent developments in the Trump administration’s Russia scandal:

“Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn says he’s going to…

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