Stephen Colbert nails Matt Gaetz for going after Mike Pence


Mike Pence received an unexpected defense from Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night when the Last show went after Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) for attack the former vice president at a conference for young curators over the weekend.

“One Republican who won’t support Pence is Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz, seen here cheering on the bad part of the sexual harassment seminar,” Colbert said. He went on to explain that while Gaetz has been accused of “trafficking an underage woman for sexual purposes”, it doesn’t seem to have affected his speaking schedule.

The congressman was one of the guest speakers at Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit. Or as Colbert joked, “Gaetz will attend anything that has the words ‘student’ and ‘action’ in the title.”

And during his speech, Gaetz predicted that Pence “never will be president”, calling him a “nice guy”, but “not a leader”.

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” Oh shit ! Colbert replied “Mike Pence was just schooled by a guy who’s not allowed within 50 feet of one.”

The host then moved on to his next monologue topic, joking, “In happier news than Matt Gaetz, monkeypox…”

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