Stephen Colbert took on the newest wild conspiracy to emerge from the GOP — the so-called “Italygate.”
The baseless idea suggests that folks in Italy used army satellites to flip votes on machines used within the November 2020 presidential election from then-President Donald Trump to his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden.
In keeping with The New York Instances, it was even pushed by then-White Home chief of employees Mark Meadows within the aftermath of Trump’s defeat. Meadows reportedly pressured the Justice Division to research.
“Sure, that’s proper. He thought the election had been stolen by house Italians,” Colbert cracked on Tuesday, calling it “clearly insane.”
Watch the remainder of Colbert’s shut down of the idea right here: