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Jesse Watters Self Appropriates With Jab In The White House For Hosting Matthew McConaughey

“What is the White House going to do now? They’re gonna kick Tom Cruise out to talk about inflation? he said.

McConaughey, who was born in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 children and two teachers were massacred in a May 24 school shooting, was arguably a relevant celebrity to speak on the matter. He had advocated for more responsible gun laws in the past, and he stood at the White House lectern on Tuesday to call for gun law reforms in the wake of the attack in his hometown.

“What do we do with this inflation? Does Joe Biden understand how much this is killing this country? he asked the “Jersey Shore” alum as the “DJ Pauly D on Inflation” chyron appeared onscreen.

Tennessee Holler called Tuesday’s moment “entering the very own Hall of Shame.”

McConaughey, who continues to live in Texas, shared conversations he had with families of victims in Uvalde and called for gun control legislation, such as expanding background checks, l raising the minimum age to purchase an assault rifle to 21 and adding a waiting period for doing so, and introducing “red flag” laws that could keep firearms out of the hands of those who are considered a danger to themselves or others.

“We have a chance right now to reach out and seize higher ground above our political affiliations,” the Oscar-winning actor said. “A chance to make a choice that does more than protect your party, a chance to make a choice that protects our country now and for the next generation.”


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