Play of the Day: Dennis Rodman is Here to Solve the North Korea Problem

During the negotiations at the White House last week to keep the government open, several news outlets reported that President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka dropped by the Oval Office to discuss other matters, which made GOP leaders "visibly annoyed by her presence." Last Week Tonight's John Oliver joked that the term "Visibly Annoyed by Her Presence" could be the name of Ivanka's biography.

The looming nuclear threat from North Korea remains in the background of Trump's presidency, but a former Celebrity Apprentice star said he could help ease tensions. NBA hall of famer Good Morning Britain last week and touted his friendship with both Kim Jong-un and Trump, prompting Jimmy Kimmel to joke about Kim and Rodman's "Cialis commercial"-style friend activities. Rodman also thanked Trump for "an opportunity to be an American," prompting Kimmel to joke that Rodman emigrated to the U.S. from "Kooksylvania."

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