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12/15/2018 12:59 am ET

Stephen Colbert: How Trump Stole The White House Christmas Party

The president has canceled a decades-long tradition of celebrating the holidays with the White House press corps.

“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert was in a festive mood for Friday’s show, but he acknowledged that “some people aren’t having a holly jolly Christmas.”

Donald Trump has canceled the White House Christmas party for the press,” Colbert said, noting that Trump campaigned on the promise that if he became president, “we’re all going to be saying Merry Christmas again.”

Colbert added, “Just not you, Jim Acosta!”

The Christmas party had been a tradition for decades, Colbert said, “and the press really looks forward to it.

“The Fox News people really love kissing Trump’s ass under the mistletoe,” he said.

Check out the video above to see why Colbert thinks Christmas with the Trumps “might not be that fun.” 

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