The latest: He allegedly set up a fundraiser to help a homeless veteran’s dying dog, then took the money and ran. Despite the scandal, Santos was given plum committee assignments: small business and science.
“Those two makes sense,” Colbert said. “Santos said he has a degree from the Bill Nye School at the Shark Tank Academy of Business Science.”
One of the GOP’s most notorious conspiracy theorists was also given a prestigious gig.
“Santos is not the only cuckoo dum-dum to snag a committee seat,” Colbert said as he pointed out that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) won a spot on the Homeland Security Committee.
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