Colbert: Trump Should Get the Ocean to Pay for Wall to Save Tangier Island


Watch as Stephen Colbert on The Late Show mocks President Trump’s call to the mayor of Tangier, Virginia concerning the rapid coastline loss of the island, roughly 15 feet per year.

According to local outlet Delmarva Now, Trump placed the call to Tangier Mayor James “Ooker” Eskridge after seeing a CNN report on the impact sea level rise is having on the island.

“Trump said, ‘Your island has been there for hundreds of years, and I believe your island will be there for hundreds more,'” the mayor reported.

Watch above.

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