'Daily Show' trolls Trump over Pruitt's resignation
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"The Daily Show" immediately trolled President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump to fundraise for 3 Republicans running for open seats: report Trump to nominate former Monsanto exec to top Interior position White House aides hadn’t heard of Trump's new tax cut: report MORE after he announced Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott PruittEdward (Scott) Scott PruittMcConnell and wife confronted by customers at restaurant EPA puts science ‘transparency’ rule on back burner Tucker Carlson says he 'can't really' dine out anymore because people keep yelling at him MORE’s resignation. 

"I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency," President Trump announced in a tweet. "Within the Agency Scott has done an outstanding job, and I will always be thankful to him for this."

And just minutes after Trump’s announcement, "The Daily Show" weighed in on Twitter.

“Pruitt OUT. Who will be the next to go?!” the show said in a tweet, featuring the hashtag #TheCelebrityAppresident.

The tweet is a reference to Trump's former reality TV show, "The Celebrity Apprentice," in which celebrities competed for a job within his organization.

It was on that television program — as well as its predecessor, "The Apprentice" — that Trump developed his signature catchphrase, “You’re fired,” which he said to every contender before sending them home.

The tweet also featured a graphic showing 14 prominent members of the Trump administration who had had been fired or handed in their resignations since he took office, including Anthony ScaramucciAnthony ScaramucciNYT: Secret Service had to break up fight between Kelly and Lewandowski Scaramucci uses dance moves to interpret time working at White House Scaramucci claims John Kelly has ‘hissy fits,’ has ‘hurt the president’ MORE, Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonWatchdog org: Tillerson used million in taxpayer funds to fly throughout US Trump administration rigging the game, and your retirement fund could be the loser Haley’s exit sends shockwaves through Washington MORE, James ComeyJames Brien ComeyConservatives fume over format of upcoming Rosenstein interview Former FBI lawyer speaks with House lawmakers on Rosenstein, 2016 Emmet Flood steps in as White House counsel following McGahn departure MORE and Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksTrump: 'I don't call it tweeting. I call it social media' The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by PhRMA — Trump heads to battleground Iowa, where GOP House members seek help Hope Hicks to become Fox chief communications officer MORE.