Tuesday night Jimmy Kimmel shot Mitch McConnell after the Senate minority leader voted to acquit former President Donald Trump on Saturday.
While the Senate resolution raised heads, McConnell’s next speech criticizing Trump became a major talking point in the historic impeachment trial. While many are confused about McConnell’s coming and going, the Jimmy Kimmel Live A host said he missed a big opportunity for the Republican Party.
“I think McConnell blew it up. That was his party’s best chance to make sure Trump never runs again.” End remembers Lord of the rings – When Frodo brought the ring all the way to the volcano – and then decided not to throw it inside? That was a stupid version of that. “
Kimmel also used his opening monologue to mock Trump’s defense team, specifically Bruce Castor, stating that the attorney “made the cast with and against his client.” A late-night host added that Castor, with his moment of impeachment, surpassed even another Trump lawyer whose time was in the spotlight again in 2020.
“It really is an achievement to be Donald Trump’s worst lawyer, when his last lawyer was caught playing salami karate with Porat’s daughter,” he joked, referring to Rudy Giuliani’s time Later Borat movie.
Kimmel also touched on Trump’s reaction to McConnell’s speech, blaming several Republican senators in favor of the indictment and the family of Senator Adam Kinzinger, who distanced him from the impeachment vote. Watch Kimmel’s full monologue above.