Stephen Colbert gives sen. Josh Hawley: a new snarky nickname

Hawley has drawn widespread ridicule since January. 6 committee showed video at a hearing Thursday showing him fleeing the US Capitol during the 2021 riots, shortly after clenching his fists at insurgents outside.

“This weekend at the Turning Point USA summit of the right, we heard from Missouri Senator and star of the new Fascist Gump movie, Josh Hawley,” Colbert said Monday on The Late Show.

During a speech at a conference in Florida, Hawley boasted that he objected to the president. Joe BidenElectoral College victory in Pennsylvania. Hawley did it even after the crowd Donald TrumpRussian supporters laid siege to the Capitol in an attempt to reverse the results.

“I just want to say to all these liberals and the liberal media, in case you haven’t figured it out yet: I don’t regret it. And I don’t back down. I’m not going to apologize. I’m not going to hide. I’m not going to run away from you,” Hawley told the crowd.

“Yeah. He will never run from his enemies,” Colbert said. “Actually, here he is, January 6th, bravely walking on the moon towards danger.”

Check out the roast below on The Late Show: