Stephen Colbert busts Kevin McCarthy for ‘dumb’ move in standoff with Biden

McCarthy sent Biden a letter insisting he is “incredibly concerned that you are jeopardizing an already fragile economy” with his spending plan.

“No, you’re not!” Colbert fired back. “You know how I know you’re not concerned?” Because you expressed your concern in the slowest possible form of communication: a letter.

Colbert gave an example of the indifference that actually is.

“It’s like saying, ‘Oh no! The house is a fire! Quick, someone hire a quartet of barbers to notify the fire department,” he said.

The “Late Show” did an individual impression of this quartet in action before returning to the topic of McCarthy’s “dumb” letter to Biden in his Wednesday night monologue:


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