Late-night TV’s favorite new punching bag took on even greater popularity on Tuesday night when Jimmy Kimmel spent most of his monologue digging into the latest controversy surrounding QAnon Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R -GA).
“Mitch McConnell came out of his shell yesterday to distance himself from MP Marjorie Taylor Greene,” the host said. “The Senate Minority Leader called her out for hanging on to ‘wacky lies and conspiracy theories.’
Although McConnell did not mention Greene by name, he said anyone pushing his outrageous beliefs was a “party cancer” who, in Kimmel’s words, “distracts Republicans from the important work of blocking relief. COVID to millions of Americans who need it. he.”
House Democrats threatened to strip Greene of his committee duties on Wednesday if his own party didn’t act first. “And Republicans are like, ‘Uh, great, do you mind? We are not going to do it. These people are crazy!
After recounting some of the new videos of Greene that have emerged in recent days, including one in which she compared Parkland School shooting survivor David Hogg to a trained “dog”, Kimmel noted that “Klan Mom” has now claimed she has Donald Trump’s “full support” and that they plan to meet soon.
“Oh oh. Careful, Melania! Joked Kimmel. “She’s coming for your boyfriend!”