Colbert: America Would Back Trump If He Used Nat’l Emergency Powers over Gun Violence

‘There is an emergency in this country’


WHITFORD: “There is an emergency in this country. Jamie is one of the students in parkland. There is an emergency in this country. 40,000 American citizens die over — you know, three times the number — over ten times the number of the people who died in 9/11 die every year from gun violence in this country. Thrans emergency.”
COLBERT: “I think if the president declared an emergency over that, the vast majority of Americans would agree.”

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