CBS’s Late Night host Stephen Colbert is urging his viewers to vote out Republican politicians whom he claims are “responsible” for Wednesday’s storming of Capitol Hill, singling out Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) as someone who has “blood on his hands.”
His lecture comes just a few months after Kamala Harris went on his show to encourage Black Lives Matter protestors in cities across the country, even though some protestors were engaging in violent acts, including rioting, looting, and arson.
In his angry opening monologue Wednesday, the corporate comedian blamed President Donald Trump, Republicans, and Fox News for the violent clashes on Capitol Hill.
“When all of those Republicans, who, make no mistake, are responsible for what happened today and are running for reelection, let’s remember them for who they showed themselves to be today: cynical cowards who believe the voters should not get to choose who governs this country,” he said. “Let’s hope