Stephen Colbert Illustrates How Deep In Trump's 'Inner Circle' Devin Nunes Is

"He’s so far up in the White House, you can’t even see his head."

“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert devoted part of his Tuesday night opening monologue to House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes’ (R-Calif.) conflicts of interest. And what better way to examine the information than with a diagram?

Nunes has been making headlines for announcing that he received information showing that intelligence agencies, while targeting suspected foreign spies, inadvertently collected incidental surveillance of President Donald Trump’s transition team officials. While Nunes briefed the president, he has refused to tell his colleagues, the press or American citizens how he obtained the information

His behavior is concerning because the committee that he co-chairs is leading the investigation into whether Russia interfered in the 2016 election and the Trump administration’s ties to the Kremlin. 

“No matter where this investigation leads, no matter what we find out, Nunes is not coming out of this smelling like a rose,” Colbert joked. 

Watch the moment in the video above.

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