The host of HBO's Last Week Tonight dedicated much of the show on Sunday to Trump's visits to El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, following last week's mass shootings. (HBO and CNN share the parent company WarnerMedia.)
Oliver quoted Trump as boasting to the crowd that greeted him, and put his thumb on a photograph of a baby who was being shot during the shootings as a symbol of "pathological deficiency." was orphaned by empathy "of the president.
Think about what happened there, "Oliver added." He visited a hospital with victims of mass shooting and thought to himself: "Do you remember the other time that I was in the center and it was better? was & # 39?; And then he thought, "Do you think anyone remembers that?" Then he thought, "I should remind her, right?" Then he thought: & # 39; Great idea! & # 39;
He reminded the public that Trump's unusual behavior should not prevent Americans from fighting for stricter gun laws.
"What measures, if any, are taken in arms?" He asked. 1
"It all began last year when federal investigators examined whether a Russian Agent [Maria Butina] had used the NRA to infiltrate Republican politics – which is convenient enough anyway. But then New York Attorney General began investigating tax exemption status because the NRA is technically not a profit-sharing society and it turned out that there were some very suspicious issues, "the comedian said.
He continued," Obviously, the death of NRATV is a tragedy – thoughts and prayers to all concerned – but the upshot is that for the first time in a while, NRBs are not looking so well anymore, could it finally come to a gun control? Mitch McConnell has suggested that action could be taken against background checks, but he has also refused to recall the Senate, and he hopes that pressure will ease after the session expires. " 02]" In the meantime, the President has declared that he is prepared to oppose the NRA, but he is also one, a liar. and two who are likely to identify with an organization that has plunged itself into colossal debt, has disquieting relations with Russia, and is associated with damned television programs and very bad taste. "