“The Late Show” host pointed to an interview by Rep. Peter Meijer (R–Mich.) with Reason magazine, in which the freshman lawmaker said some of his colleagues “knew in their heart of hearts that they should’ve voted to certify.” But they didn’t because they were worried about the safety of their families.
“They capitulated to armed violent extremists,” Colbert said. “That’s the GOP’s new motto: ‘We don’t negotiate with terrorists. We just give them what we want.’”
See his full monologue below: