Kim­mel Mocks Scalise For Not Embrac­ing Gun Con­trol After Get­ting Shot

Dur­ing his open­ing mono­logue on Wednes­day, ABC’s Jim­my Kim­mel took time to recap the House GOP’s deci­sion to nom­i­nate Rep. Steve Scalise to be Speak­er of the House. As part of these devel­op­ments, Kim­mel pro­filed Scalise whom he attacked for not embrac­ing gun con­trol despite almost being assas­si­nat­ed.
Kim­mel described Scalise thus­ly:

He’s an inter­est­ing per­son, this Steve Scalise, he was one of the biggest gun sup­port­ers in Con­gress, but then in 2017, remem­ber he was shot and seri­ous­ly wound­ed at a Con­gres­sion­al base­ball game by a man car­ry­ing …