Stephen Colbert Gives Kevin McCarthy A Brutal Reminder On Dreams

Stephen Colbert tipped his cap at Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) for turning his dream right into a actuality as he devoted most of his monologue to the Republican, who was unable to develop into House speaker on Wednesday (You can watch the remark across the 4:52 mark within the video beneath).

McCarthy did not safe a majority following a second-straight day of – and three further ballots value of – votes on the House flooring Wednesday.

The Republican’s preliminary loss on Tuesday marked the primary time in a century that the House didn’t elect a speaker from its first poll.

“A few weeks? They’re going to keep voting like this for a few weeks, it’s going to be like ‘Groundhog Day’ and not just because McCarthy looks like a groundhog,” Colbert joked.

Colbert later quipped that McCarthy mildly assessed the “worst day of his political career” after the Republican referred to Tuesday as not the day he “wanted to have.”

The “Late Show” host then took purpose at McCarthy for remarking that he wouldn’t again down from his hopes to develop into speaker.

“Oh, Kevin, let it go. Don’t you know that one of the most important things about dreams is sometimes they die?” Colbert mentioned.

“Except for my dream where you keep losing over and over again. Nobody pinch me. I don’t want to wake up…”


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