Politics Seth Meyers: Trump Finds A Bro In ‘Wannabe Dictator’ Viktor Orbán Ron Dicker•President Donald Trump hosted Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at theWhite House on Monday, calling him „highly respected President Donald Trump hosted Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán at the White House on Monday, calling him “highly respected.”But that isn’t how “Late Night” host Seth Meyers and Hungary’s European neighbors see him.Meyers said Orbán is a “far-right authoritarian strongman” who has “curtailed democracy” and controls the media. His immigration crackdown has made him a “pariah,” Meyers added.Not to mention that Orbán has anti-Semitic and white nationalist views, according to reports.Yet Trump, hosting Orbán after predecessors Barack Obama and George W. Bush wouldn’t, noted that Orbán is “probably, like me, a little bit controversial, but that OK.”That kickstarted Meyers’ “A Closer Look” segment.“A little controversial is not how you describe a wannabe dictator,” the comedian said. “That’s how your aunt describes ‘Fifty Shades of Grey.’”Watch the whole clip above.Love HuffPost? Become a founding member of HuffPost Plus today.This article originally appeared on HuffPost.
Congress Tightens the Screws on Don Jr.—and This Time Republicans Are Joining InThe agreement prevents Burr from having to initiate contempt of Congress proceedings against Trump Jr., a move that would pit him against President Trump, who called the subpoena “unfair.”“It’s really a tough situation because my son spent, I guess, over 20 hours testifying about something that Mueller said was 100 percent O.K.,” Trump told reporters at the White House on Tuesday. “And now they want him to testify again. I don’t know why. I have no idea why, but it seems very unfair to me.”Trump Jr. has agreed to talk about Trump Tower Moscow and the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan, per another source familiar.