In an interview with ABC, President Donald Trump called the moment of getting the nuclear codes "a very sobering moment." The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon joked about the quote, calling it "interesting because that's when most people started drinking."
By signing an executive order this week, Trump put in motion the famous border wall. Late Night's Seth Meyers wondered what kind of "complicated payment" Mexico will give to the U.S. for the wall, while Conan O'Brien joked about the 20% import tax that the White House floated. Jimmy Kimmel joked about Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto's cancellation of a meeting with Trump over the wall, joking that the wall already kept one Mexican out of the U.S., while also joking that Trump and Nieto each claiming they cancelled the meeting is the foreign policy version of "No, I broke up with you."