Jon Stewart who anchored the ''The Daily Show'' for 16 years says the real Washington ''swamp'' that Donald Trump has promised to ''drain' is the Republican party leadership who will now ''reap the benefit'' of Trump's victory. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Entertainer Jon Stewart says the Washington "swamp" that President-elect Donald Trump has promised to 'drain' was actually the Republican party leadership. Speaking on the CBS This Morning news show with journalist Charlie Rose, Stewart said Trump was not a Republican but in fact a "repudiation of Republicans" who will now "reap the benefit of his victory". Trump made frequent campaign promises to "drain the swamp" of business-as-usual Washington insiders. The billionaire is a Republican outsider who won a surprise election victory last week. Stewart is the former host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" and has been on a media tour to promote his new "oral history" of the 16 years he spent on the popular show.