“Stephen Colbert Thanks Trump for Virginia Shooting Response” -Newsweek

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Summary: ” He showed footage of House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Speaker Paul Ryan addressing the incident; Ryan said “an attack on one of us is an attack on all of us.” Subscribe to Newsweek from $1 per week The late-night host told viewers he was heartened by the bipartisan response, adding: “I want to state thank you to the congressional leadership and to the president for responding to this attack of terror in a way that gives us hope that whatever our differences, we will constantly be the United States of America.” Later in the program, Colbert and guest Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show and fellow late-night Trump critic, again praised the united front shown by Democratic and Republican congressmen and women, irregardless of their political leanings. “Like Paul Ryan, and Nancy Pelosi said today, ‘We fight tooth-and-nail but we don’t forget that we’re people, we are friends, families and colleagues.’ They could might possibly do a better job of saying that to Americans: we fight, you shall be able to fight but don’t forget at your core, we are Americans.” “It was great to see people from both sides seeing this and uniting under the banner of human and American prior to anything else,” said Noah, noting the turbulent political landscape in the U.S.”

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