Stephen Colbert finally agrees with President Trump on something

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Stephen Colbert finally agrees with President Trump on something

It took only 400 odd days, but Stephen Colbert and President Trump are finally on the same page.

On Thursday’s episode of “The Late Show,” Colbert announced the news to his audience.

“I agree with Donald Trump about something,” Colbert admitted. “CNN lies.”

The host then explained that CNN had published an article about Dana Carvey’s impression of John Bolton on the previous night’s show, but made a grave mistake in its reporting.

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Stephen Colbert finally found something to agree with President Trump about.

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“The headline was, ‘Look who’s playing John Bolton on ‘SNL,’” Colbert said of the network’s mistake. Then he switched to his Trump impression: “Fake. News.”

“I take everything back. I apologize. Donald Trump is a great President,” Colbert said during his insincere mea culpa.

Then the former “Daily Show” star did his best to educate CNN on its faulty fact-checking.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 29:  U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Communications Director Hope Hicks on her last day of work at the White House before he departs March 29, 2018 in Washington, DC. Trump is traveling to Ohio to deliver a speech on infrastructure before continuing on to Palm Beach for the Easter holiday weekend.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Donald Trump in the White House

“Here’s how you can tell that clip wasn’t on ‘Saturday Night Live,’” he began. “It was a Wednesday, we tape during the daytime and we’re not live.”

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“You got three things wrong in three letters,” Colbert marveled.

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Colbert joked that President Trump was right about his criticisms of CNN.

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“Still, it’s nice to be recognized, so thank you, MSNBC,” he deadpanned.

For more of Colbert’s opening monologue, including Trump’s trouble with names, “Roseanne” ratings and the Infrastructure Week that wouldn’t die, check out the clip above.

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