Seth Meyers: Trump is 'trying to gaslight the country' regarding his 'monstrous' family separation policy

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A Comcast shareholder recently complained to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts about Seth Meyers, whose "A Closer Look" commentaries air on NBC's "Late Night" (Comcast owns NBC Universal). What Meyers has to say about President Trump is "un-American and borderline treasonous," the shareholder said. By that logic, much of America is un-American and borderline treasonous right now for daring to question Trump's family separation policy, which is drawing condemnation across the political spectrum. And on last night's "Late Night," Meyers didn't hold back in joining those speaking out.

"To be absolutely clear, this is not a law," Meyers said during his "A Closer Look" segment. "It's a choice by the Trump administration and they could end it right now. And yet Trump is trying to gaslight the country into thinking it's actually the Democrats' fault that this policy exists."

Meyers went on to say, "This policy is monstrous and morally repugnant and it is being done in our name. Any elected official who doesn't call for an immediate end to it is complicit. And anyone associated with it should resign in disgrace."

For additional context, see "Here Are the Facts About President Trump's Family Separation Policy," from Time magazine.

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