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Jordan Klepper confronts Clueless Trumpers with Jan. 6 hearing clips

Written by Javed Iqbal

One of the biggest questions surrounding the hearings in committee on January 6 this month is whether Donald Trump’s most loyal supporters would at all agree to even be open to seeing him in a new light. Only The daily show‘s Jordan Klepper had the idea to bring the hearings to them.

In his latest shipment from MAGA countryKlepper traveled to a Trump meeting in Mississippi to first find out if anyone waiting to come in had seen the hearings and then play some of the most damning clips on an iPad and see what they made of them .

Not surprisingly, he could not find anyone who had witnessed the case, and that included a woman in a red Trump visor who demanded an “investigation” to prove his theory that Nancy Pelosi was behind the uprising.

Another couple of young women did not even know what Klepper was talking about when he mentioned January 6th. “Election day?” asked one of them. They similarly seemed unfamiliar with the term “uprising.”

Klepper began by showing Trump supporters clipped by former Trump Justice Minister Bill Barr calling “bullshit” on allegations of a stolen election. Their only explanation for his decision to “turn on” Trump is that he was paid to lie.

He then asked the same women, who knew nothing about January 6, if they “trust” Ivanka Trump. When they said yes, he showed them the video of her agrees with Barr’s assessment. After he slowly explained to them what they had just seen, they were just not willing – or able – to see the “big lie” of what it is.

“It does not even look like her,” replied another man. “What do they have, clones out there these days? It could be a clone!”

“It’s almost like you’re confronted with it and your brain is doing somersaults to figure out what must be another reason!” Klepper replied with a laugh.

For more, listen The daily show‘s Jordan Klepper on The last laugh podcast.

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