Mr. Colbert Goes To Washington

Stephen Colbert testified in front of Congress today as a witness to the House Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on immigration. Colbert recently participated in the United Farm Worker’s “Take Our Jobs” campaign as one of only 16 American citizens to take part. Colbert appeared in character and threw in a few jokes, some satirical barbs and concluded with a few good serious points. Congress was receptive of Colbert’s message, especially Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) who was spotted playing with her phone. After giving testimony, Colbert took questions including answering Congresswoman Judy Chu’s (D-CA) question about why he’s advocating for migrant workers, which he answered out of character. We have video of his testimony and answer to Chu’s  question below. C-Span has the full two hour Subcommittee meeting here.


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