Late-night talk show hosts Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon delivered scathing eliminations of Trump supporters storming the United States Capitol to protest against Joe Biden’s presidential victory Wednesday night, all by calling out President Donald Trump and his Republican allies and accusing them of inciting violence with their false rhetoric about voter fraud.
the Late shows Stephane Colbert directed his fury to Republicans who backed Trump, asking if they had enough, adding that Wednesday’s events were “the most shocking, tragic and least surprising thing I have ever seen.”
Later in the show, in an interview Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) Who mentioned the jail time for those who broke into Capitol Hill, Colbert intervened to say that Republican lawmakers like Sens. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) And Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) Are also set to go to jail for mob incitement.
At Jimmy Kimmel Live !, the host torn in Trump for turning “an angry mob” on members of Congress and the vice president for “he’s too angry, too insecure and too incompetent to deal with losing an election “.
Kimmel also criticized local police, saying they were very relaxed about the Black Lives Matter protests and adding: “Some were seen taking selfies with the criminals, others appeared to be welcoming them through the doors”.
On the Tonight show, who tends to focus less on politics, Jimmy Fallon struck a dark note declaring that the crowd action “was not patriotism, today is terrorism”.
Fallon then took a moment to congratulate Joe Biden on delivering a message of hope by adding, “President Biden also said…” enough is enough is enough “, and I believe that’s enough. The majority of this country has been saying, screaming for a long time now, ‘Enough is enough.’
Colbert told his audience to keep Wednesday’s incident in mind for the next election: “In 2022, when all those Republicans who are responsible for what happened today run for office, let’s remember. us of them for whom they have shown themselves today: cynical cowards who believe that voters should not choose who rules this country. “
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