For example, Bannon claimed that executive privilege prevented him from testifying. But, as Colbert pointed out, a lawyer for Trump told the FBI in June that the former president never claimed executive privilege for Bannon.
“I mean, wow. He really hung Bannon up to dry,” the “Late Show” host said. “Which is not easy, because Bannon excretes a thick layer of sebum.”
Colbert also spotted newly leaked audio files ahead of the 2020 election in which Bannon essentially revealed much of the playbook Trump would follow after losing.
“He explains the whole evil plan on tape!” Colbert said. “The only way it could have been any meaner to Bond is if he had tied Joe Biden to a laser table.”
Check it out in his Tuesday night monologue: