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Trump relentlessly mocked for ‘nationally televised hissy fit’ over Democratic investigation

For Stephen Colbert, only “one big story” came out of Wednesday’s news cycle.“America’s step-daddy is angry,” the late-night host quipped on CBS.For about 12 minutes on Wednesday morning, anyone tuned into a major TV network saw an irked President Donald Trump in the White House Rose Garden delivering what The Washington Post’s Anne Gearan described as “the live-action movie version” of his Twitter feed.Or, as Mr Colbert put it: ”Trump walked out the door straight to the Rose Garden for a nationally televised hissy fit.”The unscheduled news conference came just moments after Trump stormed out of a planned White House meeting intended to discuss a $2 trillion (£1.58 trillion) infrastructure deal, angered by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had spoken to reporters earlier in the day and accused him of being “engaged in a cover-up.”In the Rose Garden, Mr Trump said he told Democratic lawmakers that while he wanted “to do infrastructure”, he would not work with them unless they “get these phony investigations over with”.“Trump has a clear stance on infrastructure,” Mr Colbert said on his show. “It’s my way or no highways.”Mr Colbert wasn’t the only late-night host to dig into the president’s lengthy remarks, during which he

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