Stephen Colbert Cracks Up at Video Showing Josh Hawley Running from Jan. 6 Mob: “Look at Him Go!”

Stephen Colbert Cracks Up at Video Showing Josh Hawley Running from Jan. 6 Mob: “Look at Him Go!”

Stephen Colbert brazenly mocked Sen. Josh Hawley on final night time’s episode of The Late Present with Stephen Colbert, going after the GOP lawmaker for footage exhibiting him fleeing the rebel riot, which was revealed as a part of the Jan. 6 hearings.

Whereas recapping the knowledge shared in Thursday’s listening to, Colbert launched Hawley, who was met with boos from his viewers earlier than the late night time host described the senator as “the person who famously raised a fist in solidarity with the mob earlier than getting into Congress that day.”

Colbert added, “Seems, as soon as the mob broke into the constructing, he wasn’t fairly so enthusiastic to face with them,” earlier than enjoying footage of Hawley scampering away from the rioters storming the Capitol not lengthy after pumping his fist for them.

“Have a look at him go!” Colbert stated with amusing, earlier than replaying the clip with Scooby Doo sound results within the background.

When Colbert welcomed his night’s visitor, Chris Hayes, onstage later within the episode, the 2 returned to Hawley’s “skedaddling.”

Colbert requested Hayes, “Why do you suppose they did that? What was the worth of exhibiting Josh Hawley skedaddling?”

Hayes replied, “The worth was the Committee telling Josh Hawley to go eff himself,” laughing earlier than persevering with, “I don’t suppose there was an amazing quantity of probative worth within the presentation.”

Colbert supplied, “It was just a little off highway,” to which Hayes responded, “It was off-road, nevertheless it’s additionally like, the message there may be — it’s vital for us to see that they had been operating as a result of they had been scared as a result of they had been being evacuated.

“However you went on the market that day to go throw your fist up and to play with hearth, and everybody obtained to see you try this, and see you fundraise after it, and see you speak about the way you personal the libs,” he continued. “However not see you together with your tail between your legs when the mob is about to knock down your door.”

The Late Present with Stephen Colbert airs weeknights at 11:35/10:35c on CBS. Watch Colbert’s full monologue within the video above.

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