'The Simpsons' Skewers Trump With Visit from Richard Nixon's Ghost

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The show previously satirized Trump's first 100 days, and a year ago on election day, depicted Russian President Vladimir Putin voting for Trump in Springfield.

"Let's make a deal", Trump says. "I mean, there are no tapes!".

The firing of Comey prompted accusations of obstruction of justice and comparisons to Richard Nixon, whose ghost haunts Trump. One book is titled "Two Scoops for Me", another is "How to Lose Friends and Piss Off Israel" as well as "I'm Still Fired by Bill O'Reilly". "You hand over all your notes and I'll erase the tapes", the animated Trump said before realizing he contradicted himself.

The ghost adds, "Thanks to you, I'm now the 44th-best president!"

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"There are no tapes!"

The Simpsons continue to take aim at the controversies surrounding the Trump administration by enlisting the help of another classic presidential parody.

Trump still contends there are no tapes, even as his hair stands up, revealing it to be half-dog and half-cassette player. Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence trying to erase the "vice" off of his nameplate.

The short was the idea of The Simpsons co-creator James L. Brooks and guided by showrunner Al Jean, with producer-writer David Silverman directing. The others are titled "3 a.m." and "100 Days".

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