Drain the Swamp: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

  • Publicado el 12 nov 2018
  • Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp.” But considering the culture of corruption inside of his administration, Washington is looking awfully...swampy.
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Comentarios • 8 407

  • Jeff Jeffries
    Jeff Jeffries Hace 12 horas

    Noticing an overuse / repeating of "actually", "obviously", "basically" and other words & phrases ? Find out why at facebook.com/ColePhoenixWolvesforHire.

  • Rose Easton
    Rose Easton Hace un día

    "congratulations on being a sex-god."

  • Thorium 232
    Thorium 232 Hace un día

    I could already tell that a Andrew Wheeler wasn't a geologist because I am majoring in geology and someone who who just claims that they are a geologist without much proof then that persondis definitely not a geologist and if they don't spout interesting geology facts.

  • Generic Name
    Generic Name Hace un día

    This is America.

  • Lizzy Tieu
    Lizzy Tieu Hace 2 días

    "I'm a geologist" .......weird flex but okay

  • Atom Bigod
    Atom Bigod Hace 2 días +1


  • Ariana Negron
    Ariana Negron Hace 3 días

    desparately watching old videos cus i MISS U COME BACK ALREADY

  • MathiusKajal
    MathiusKajal Hace 3 días

    Scott Angelle at 13:44 "Everything that you text to me is a public record, so be careful"
    John Oliver 14:34 "And who knows what those executives tell him? It's not part of the public record!"
    Come on, guys. It's your own tape, pay attention. This hurts your credibility.

  • Michael Van Heemst
    Michael Van Heemst Hace 4 días

    John Oliver is an obvious sex addict

  • Phreak Azoith
    Phreak Azoith Hace 4 días

    Wasn't there an old Simpsons episode with a speech by Lisa about swamps in DC? ...

  • robotinarowboat
    robotinarowboat Hace 4 días

    *“I’m a geologist”* weird flex but okay

  • Gabrielle Beiler
    Gabrielle Beiler Hace 5 días

    7:06 was clearly the realest emotion.

  • boyrecon
    boyrecon Hace 5 días

    Really? I used to enjoy this show. It has become the “impeach Trump” show. With horrible examples as why he sucks. The reality is that he has done more then Obama in eight years. Obama lord to everyone including me and now the Democratic Party has become a bunch of dirty liars. Well you going to have to suck it up for another six years. Walkaway

  • Kastor Dümersack
    Kastor Dümersack Hace 6 días

    Ive seen this show for a long time now but this is the first time I disagree. Texting is not as good as a normal communication via. Telephone. ( Excuse my english, i am german)

  • Deacon Verter
    Deacon Verter Hace 6 días


  • Autum M. Kenney, LMT
    Autum M. Kenney, LMT Hace 8 días

    La Quinta also has the best pillows.

  • Aaron Graber
    Aaron Graber Hace 8 días

    Bummer, I tried to call Scott and inform him that he's a greedy asshole that represents everything wrong with American politics. No answer and no voicemail. I'll try again a few times.

  • any one
    any one Hace 8 días

    so what happens if erode public education and make the economy mostly a service economy you make a lot of stupid people, democracies don't survive stupid people. what trump has shown by winning is there is a lot of stupid people. how can someone that never was poor in his life aline his priorities with the average american? Obama saw hardship so it left a imprint in him.

  • Terrance Johnson
    Terrance Johnson Hace 8 días

    LaQuinta. Interesting choice Oliver.

  • Kathy McGirt
    Kathy McGirt Hace 9 días

    Money doesn’t make people do good things. It makes people think they deserve to be protected from the consequences of their actions. That is the most corrupting influence of our universe.

  • Toughen Up, Fluffy
    Toughen Up, Fluffy Hace 9 días

    "Trump's not draining the swamp, he's swamping the drain."-Bill Maher.

  • Ariel Fetters
    Ariel Fetters Hace 9 días

    Trump did drain the swamp.
    And then he hired all the slime at the bottom.

  • patrick vernon
    patrick vernon Hace 9 días +4

    I have to stop watching. I am feeling a mixture of anxiety, depression and major ANGER and the know nothing SIMPLETONS in this country who are frankly so stupid that they were actually conned by a very unintelligent man and as a result, our country , hell, the world, is in grave danger....

  • TheAdekrijger
    TheAdekrijger Hace 9 días

    Besides the qoute from Mulvaney being real or fake. Why doesn't CNN present any evidence to show that he actually said that.

  • TheAdekrijger
    TheAdekrijger Hace 9 días

    and yet wealthy( with wealthy i mean doing significantly better than average not exclusivly billionaires) business men created almost all of the jobs, wealth and products people buy. on top of that they pay most of the tax dollars despite the fact that some of them lobby for tax cuts or contribute through donations. ofcourse there are business men who are straight assholes but the same goes for any other group of people. this comment is meant for people in the comment section it is not about the video.

  • Daniel Villalobos
    Daniel Villalobos Hace 9 días

    It's the decline of the Roman empire all over again. And every other empire that followed it.
    Humans are depressingly stupid consumerist zombies. Wish we would extinct ourselves already.

  • James Mackie
    James Mackie Hace 10 días

    Have Ben Shapiro on

  • DJ Johnson
    DJ Johnson Hace 10 días

    I'm certainly contemplating moving to another country despite how much I LOVE THIS COUNTRY! But really ? What the hell are people like ostriches with their heads in the sand despite clear & present danger!

  • S Dew
    S Dew Hace 10 días

    radical extreem left gay guy, talking about some old movie, like we dont have worse problems in the world!, nope!, bashin trump in a 30 year old movie is way more important than discussing world politics and events!~. this is why these people should not have voting rights!, they cant stick to the current topic, cant accept losing, and keep harrasshing till the end of time, because its not their candidate!, yet he is president of all americans!, as a european it is shocking to see how devided america is, and how people are still whining about trump whilst america is going pretty good on all fronts!.

  • Lars Bigfan
    Lars Bigfan Hace 10 días +1

    I love how John Oliver takes the time to give compliments to his twin Steve Mnuchin such as:
    -a certified handfull od man-candy
    -a smoke show hotter than the desert
    -treassury secretary and white hot sex bomb
    -lava-rich sex volcano

  • Jimmi Andersen
    Jimmi Andersen Hace 11 días

    Fuck that stupid talking parrot. I call instead of texting!

  • junkmail1203
    junkmail1203 Hace 11 días

    And now Ivanka Trump has the same Hilary problem. Lol lock her up?

  • Keith Bruner
    Keith Bruner Hace 11 días

    I think shrimp are cute 😕

  • Broc Christensen
    Broc Christensen Hace 12 días

    Has anyone texted that number ?

  • Lilmama so mean Love dymond

    ABSOLUTELY sickening, trump admits he never meant draining the swamp and yet his supporters still follow him. How evil is that!

  • delsoldragb16
    delsoldragb16 Hace 12 días

    Text over call in ANY situation John?

  • Spicy Bunny
    Spicy Bunny Hace 12 días

    Anyone call the number? I did. Never did get to anyone lol

    CHERYL McDOWELL Hace 13 días +1


    CHERYL McDOWELL Hace 13 días +1


  • Jon D.
    Jon D. Hace 13 días

    Hey John Oliver. I bet you're not brave enough to run with this one.

  • David Peters
    David Peters Hace 13 días

    Hey Dipshit, you said you would write a check if Donald Trump ran for President. Well did you, or are you just a lying piece of SHIT?

  • Danny Scaglione
    Danny Scaglione Hace 13 días

    go back to your country you cunt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • nwanzer
    nwanzer Hace 13 días

    He did drain the swamp...Right into Washington.

  • oyassoon
    oyassoon Hace 13 días

    +1 (0) 5715853730

  • Fabzil
    Fabzil Hace 13 días +1

    When you see a billionaire promising to end the corruption and influence in politics, and you actually believe him, you deserve to be sad

  • Mitch Kettles
    Mitch Kettles Hace 13 días +2

    I used to love my plain red baseball cap, but Trump's ruined it for me

  • Natalie Kendel
    Natalie Kendel Hace 13 días +1

    Thank you for your well-researched, intelligent show, Jolliver. Hillarious and brilliant.

  • Ayaz Dargahli
    Ayaz Dargahli Hace 13 días +4

    8:07 he said Karim Benzema 🤣🤣🤣

  • J S
    J S Hace 14 días

    8:13 weird flex but ok

  • One Two
    One Two Hace 14 días

    12:00 Technically speaking oil is the birds and the bees... from a million years ago, but still...

  • buteo buteo
    buteo buteo Hace 14 días

    Thanks, John, for shining some light on the Department of the Interior. Trump's cronies are ruining National Parks, EPA, federal lands, wildlife protections, etc. Not to mention the muzzling of scientists in NOAA, NASA, and EPA.
    Trump's rich, but his legacy will be pure shit. That includes his family's opinion of him.

  • Sabotower Gaming
    Sabotower Gaming Hace 14 días

    Trump might think he understands what draining the swamp entails, but if you asked him to point out where in Washington the swamp was, he would not only try, but he would probably be in the wrong fucking state

  • Fatal Reaction
    Fatal Reaction Hace 14 días

    That guy must have been taught the birds and the bees differently

  • Mr. Meeseeks
    Mr. Meeseeks Hace 14 días

    2:14 that perfectly describes the “drain the swamp” slogan.
    He’s just taking the shit and moving it along.

    EL.MAS.BUSCADO Hace 14 días

    The duck face bitch.

  • Eventz
    Eventz Hace 14 días

    Does Capitalism mean Capitalizing?

  • Julie Schultz
    Julie Schultz Hace 15 días

    To be fair, Trump WAS a whole lot better looking back then. And could fairly believably deliver a complete sentence.

    • theklamfyr
      theklamfyr Hace 13 días

      Everybody in the rest of the world fucking laughed at him. What the fuck happened to america....

  • Michael Young
    Michael Young Hace 15 días

    The 6 idiots are almost laughable if they're not so stupid.

  • Willy Saincois
    Willy Saincois Hace 15 días

    How about Haiti news

  • LaDarrell Murchison
    LaDarrell Murchison Hace 15 días

    trump is a swamp MONSTA

  • Alex Sala
    Alex Sala Hace 15 días

    How the fuck is a businessman in America an outsider?

    • DylanDude
      DylanDude Hace 13 días

      Alex Sala Political outsider.

  • frank grimes
    frank grimes Hace 15 días

    If you want to talk about draining the swamp, you better mean the whole fucking swamp and not just the Republicans. But of course you don't mean getting rid of the socialist leftist nazi fuckers trying to take over. Either get rid of all of them, or none of them.

    • President Anarchy
      President Anarchy Hace 10 días

      Every reply I see from far right republicans is the same 'he said she said"bullshit. people who hang on the far edges are few and far between on both sides, but you just want to be angry and blame everyone who doesn't agree with you, It's hopeless and no one will change you for the better.

  • Razro Orion
    Razro Orion Hace 15 días

    If voteing Changed anything they´d make it illigal. Stop deluding yourseves that other people will change your life for you. Get up and do what ever you can to change the future. If you teach your child it is its right to have everything they WISH for, then ofcourse its going to be misrable since that is a rediculus lifestyle.

  • Daniel Parkison
    Daniel Parkison Hace 15 días

    Drain the swamp? Okay, I'll admit, I voted against Hillary. But the fact remains that in Washington D.C., corruption and Government go hand-in-hand. It's how the Great Game is played. You play the Great Game or it plays you. Anybody who tells you that they're going to "Drain the swamp," or "End the corruption," is an outright liar; or a politician, which is about the same thing.

    • President Anarchy
      President Anarchy Hace 10 días

      With great power, comes great bullshit. I hate to agree, but I have to agree with you.

  • Sand Man
    Sand Man Hace 16 días +1


  • Clayton Jones
    Clayton Jones Hace 16 días


  • Ginnie M
    Ginnie M Hace 16 días

    I think John Oliver should give time for the audience to applause. Stephen Colbert is good at doing this. John Oliver continues his talks over the applause, but I think it would be nicer if he pauses and gives the audience the time to express themselves.

    • President Anarchy
      President Anarchy Hace 10 días

      Agreed, but his show is very heavily formatted and the time that he would pause for applause would go into commercial time, so I don't think it will change.

  • Talis Meiji
    Talis Meiji Hace 16 días

    Trump went to the swamp and turned it into a sewer.

  • ashish sahu
    ashish sahu Hace 16 días

    trumptards, are these facts facts enough fr u?

  • Frank O'Donovan
    Frank O'Donovan Hace 17 días

    Lost all credibility here John, if you need to talk about a 60k loan you clearly have very little to go on! Sad really!

    • kloisle
      kloisle Hace 16 días

      ... what are u even talking about?...

  • AGH331
    AGH331 Hace 17 días

    To be fair, Zinke holds a BSc in Geology. Doesn't really make him a geologist (no MSc, no PhD, not working as one ...), but it's not as ludicrous a claim as Oliver makes it out to be.

    • kloisle
      kloisle Hace 16 días

      +AGH331 Hey, a degree isn't really training. its saying you have gathered the fundamentals to prepare you for a field of study. Training comes after, That's when you specialize. Certifications and/or licences are what show training. Its not a ludicrous claim but its disingenuous to say you are something if you haven't actually WORKED in that field, and the fact that he keeps saying it means he attaches some self-worth to it. You can show your knowledge without having to highlight your title as the reason you should be trusted.

    • AGH331
      AGH331 Hace 17 días

      +Tony J You could legitimately say you're an economist by training - pretty common phrase. The reason Zinke shouldn't call himself a geologist is primarily because he only holds a BSc, not an MSc (or even PhD), but once you've finished a complete course of study in a field, I think you've earned the right to call yourself a 'whatever you studied'.

    • Tony J
      Tony J Hace 17 días

      I hold a masters degree in Economics, but work as an officer in the military. Having never worked in that field, calling myself an "Economist" would be grossly misrepresenting myself.

  • Klockingdale
    Klockingdale Hace 17 días


  • Caroline B.
    Caroline B. Hace 17 días

    I'm in a long distance relationship and we call each other every chance we get. I suppose we are both psychopaths. 🤣

  • Rolf Fitschen
    Rolf Fitschen Hace 17 días +1

    So who's called 571-585-3730?

  • Angela Wambaugh
    Angela Wambaugh Hace 17 días

    The swamp isnt going to drain itself! Show up now and support your local grassroots progressive purple candidates. Unseat the ruling class through a ground swelling. #NotMeButUs #ProgressivePurple #Bernie2020 #WeDrainTheSwampsOurselves

  • jaimejames13
    jaimejames13 Hace 17 días +2

    So many idiots supporting and voting for those who work against their own interests. FYI: multi-millionaires DGAF about the struggling middle and low income people.

  • J Long
    J Long Hace 18 días


    • kloisle
      kloisle Hace 16 días

      lol profound

  • Axsaul Denson
    Axsaul Denson Hace 18 días

    John Oliver is a joke. Is this considered journalism? Shrimp is delicious.

  • acceptable
    acceptable Hace 18 días

    why can i fucking watch it in Australia

  • Philippe H. Fabre Jesus'
    Philippe H. Fabre Jesus' Hace 18 días

    5715853730 helping helper not leper. Those for clear-mindedness and God's heart written environment and responsible(cainers toward abellian CARERS biblically)(,Ffathers')business Peace&Harmony lovers of Creator's Creation.

  • Philippe H. Fabre Jesus'
    Philippe H. Fabre Jesus' Hace 18 días

    His an Altruism and Optimism, JCJ

  • Locrian
    Locrian Hace 18 días +1

    Yeah but Jon Oliver's hands are tiny :/

  • Philippe H. Fabre Jesus'
    Philippe H. Fabre Jesus' Hace 18 días


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    Philippe H. Fabre Jesus' Hace 18 días


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    Philippe H. Fabre Jesus' Hace 18 días


  • Saga Poetic
    Saga Poetic Hace 18 días +2

    Calls are a great way to avoid scrutiny and making a public record. The voter should know how often calls are used to precisely avoid a record

  • Beerenmüsli
    Beerenmüsli Hace 18 días

    Cooles Video!!!Awesome Video!!!!Awesome Creation!!!!

  • arcilan79
    arcilan79 Hace 18 días

    Don't forget to give Scott Angelle a call

  • Kevin D.K
    Kevin D.K Hace 18 días +1

    Wait, he swung karen pence, the adultery paranoid better half of Mike pence, around like a bag of potatoes?
    It seems the rules only apply to mr Pence then...

  • Riccardo Pancheri
    Riccardo Pancheri Hace 18 días

    From Italy: mr Mussolini used to drain swamps and italian fascist are very proud of that

  • Ashley Mize
    Ashley Mize Hace 18 días

    Scott Angelle cell: 571-585-3730

  • tranz2deep
    tranz2deep Hace 18 días

    He drained the swamp into the halls of power.

  • Joseph Russel Timpug Ison

    Evil presidents place people who fund their election on high government positions not the best person suited for the job 😃

  • T M
    T M Hace 19 días

    He drained the swamp to find his cabinet.

  • Theophilus T
    Theophilus T Hace 19 días

    90% of the the sources cited are from CNN? Seems legit

    • kloisle
      kloisle Hace 16 días

      lmao the content of the video doesn't lie though? cnn or not.

  • poetgirl
    poetgirl Hace 19 días

    Oh my God I feel bad for shrimps, how horrific

    • kloisle
      kloisle Hace 16 días

      feel bad for people, that's ending up in the food chain. our food chain.

  • Alexisasheep
    Alexisasheep Hace 19 días

    It's good that I don't watch this for the jokes

  • Schuyler Bostedt
    Schuyler Bostedt Hace 19 días

    But I hate texting, talking on the phone is so much better.

  • Erwin Ros
    Erwin Ros Hace 19 días

    Red hat = hatred