On Tuesday, McConnell vowed “scorched earth” politics if the Democrats who management the chamber did away with the process, predicting that the legislative course of would grind to a halt.
“The Senate can be extra like a 100-car pileup, nothing transferring,” McConnell mentioned.
However the “Late Present” host referred to as his bluff.
“It’s already occurring, you fool ― and the filibuster is why it’s occurring,” Colbert mentioned. “If you happen to threaten to explode my head with a shotgun and I say, ‘Let’s take away that fool’s shotgun,’ it’s not a lot of a menace to say, ’If you happen to do, I’ll shoot you within the face 5 occasions with a crossbow.”
Colbert even broke out his McConnell impression for the event:
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