MSNBC’s Nicole Wallace, former communications director for George W. Bush, reacted to the GOP’s handling of the impeachment inquiry Wednesday night. “If I had any capacity for sympathy for my old party, it would be so sad it would be embarrassing,” she told Stephen Colbert.
When the CBS late-night host pushed her on why she said her “old party,” Wallace responded: “I’m still a registered Republican because I can barely renew my driver’s license let alone go down and re-register, but I am not a practicing Republican,” the host of “Deadline: Whitehouse” said.
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Wallace had been on the air for MSNBC all day before stopping by “The Late Show” Wednesday night to talk to Colbert. She admitted she was running on “an ugly diet of candy and coffee.”
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Still, she was able to address a viral moment of hers from two weeks ago, when she criticized Fox News guest John Yoo for suggesting involvement in “espionage” in a discussion of Ukrainian-born American veteran Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who was appearing before impeachment hearings the next day.
Wallace took aim at Yoo and the host of the Fox News segment, calling them “chickens–t” for questioning Vindman’s patriotism.
She told Colbert her seven-year-old thought she should put a whole $20 in their swear jar for that one.
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