The “Late Present” host famous that over the previous week the Justice Division had issued about 40 new subpoenas to these near the previous president concerning the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol that was carried out by Trump supporters. The subpoenas have been particularly aimed toward getting data on members of the legislative department who tried to “hinder, affect, impede or delay” the certification of the 2020 election.
“I’m instructed we’ve footage of Josh Hawley’s response when he heard the information,” Colbert stated, earlier than rolling what’s now probably the most well-known footage of the senator from Missouri:
“Run, Josh, run!” Colbert cracked.
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