Seth Meyers Checks in on Trump and the Opioid Epidemic: ‘Were You Expecting a Spit Take? Because That Part of Me Died Months Ago”

Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers took some time to check in on what has happened since Donald Trump promised to do something to fight the opioid epidemic – which amounts to not much action, aside from Trump’s plan to start an anti-drug ad campaign, putting Kellyanne Conway in charge (“Were you expecting a spit take? Because that part of me died months ago,” Meyers says), and slashing the Office of National Drug Control Policy budget. “Last year, the White House allocated about $368 million for the office, and for next year’s budget, they’re only asking for about $17 million. The office trying to stop the opioid epidemic is getting less than Mark Wahlberg got for Daddy’s Home 2,” Meyers says. “And just hearing that news, six more people started taking opioids.”

Seth Meyers Checks in on Trump and the Opioid […]