If the Republicans who have been immediately pressured to take part in Donald Trump’s tried coup would nonetheless vote for him once more, what hope is there in convincing any of his supporters of his wrongdoing?
Seth Meyers pulled his hair out over that query Thursday on “Late Night time” after this week’s hearings of the Home committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 assault, in a brand new phase he referred to as “What the hell…?”
Rusty Bowers, the Republican speaker of the Arizona state Home, told the committee on Tuesday that the previous president and his attorneys leaned on him to disregard the regulation and overturn the 2020 election regardless that they have been unable to supply any proof of fraud. Bowers refused and went on to obtain tens of hundreds of emails, voicemails and texts from Trump supporters. Some even confirmed up at his residence and upset his chronically in poor health daughter, who died a number of weeks later.
“So, it was disturbing,” Bowers stated of the “circus” he was roped into.
But, Bowers additionally gave an interview the place he stated he would vote for Trump once more if the previous president was the Republican nominee in 2024.
“Please, assist me perceive why you’d vote for Trump once more after what he put you and your loved ones by. I really feel like I’m going loopy,” Meyers stated. “….I imply, are you a type of grouchy previous guys who can’t admit they made a mistake? I’ll guess that’s it. You’re that dad who places collectively a chunk of IKEA furnishings with out wanting on the directions and insists you bought it proper.”
“How are these hearings supposed to vary individuals’s minds once they can’t even change the minds of individuals within the listening to?” he added.
Watch Meyers’ roast about Bowers’ “Trump hypocrisy” under: