John Oliver shreds President Trump’s ‘completely monstrous’ budget proposal

John Oliver devoted the majority of Sunday’s Last Week Tonight to dissecting President Donald Trump’s new budget proposal, and unsurprisingly, he had some issues with it.

Oliver kicked off the segment by showing a clip of CNN’s Wolf Blitzer reading off a list of departments that would receive cuts under Trump’s proposed budget. The CNN host eventually stopped reading every department name as the scrolling list grew longer.

“It is sort of fitting that the list of budget cuts scroll by like the end credits for America,” Oliver said. “Thanks for helping us out, Agriculture Department. Hope you find a gig with the next country that rises from our ashes.”

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June 21, 2018 | 7:02 AM