Stephen Colbert Buries Trump Claim That COVID-19 ‘Affects Virtually Nobody’

Stephen Colbert tried to appreciate the fall weather on Tuesday’s “The Late Show.” Then he noted that the “nation is ravaged by a preventable disease due to our president’s criminal negligence.” (Watch the monologue below.)

The host drilled Donald Trump for trying to put a positive spin on the coronavirus pandemic with his claim to an Ohio rally crowd: “It affects virtually nobody.”

Referring to a CNN report, Colbert said: “The virus has killed more Americans than U.S. battle deaths from the last five wars combined, so brace yourself for Trump’s update to the Vietnam Memorial.”

Check out the full segment here:

 

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