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Stephen Colbert calls out Gov. Evers, Wisconsin GOP over Tuesday election



Stephen Colbert’s opening monologue in quarantine Thursday on the Late Show went after Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and the Republican controlled legislature over the state’s decision to proceed with in-person voting.

Go to about 3 minutes into the clip for the portion on Wisconsin.

A day after that monologue, Evers, on Friday, called on the Republican-led legislature to convene in a special session Saturday to allow the election to be held by mail. Republicans say the election should continue as planned. Alaska, Wyoming, Hawaii and Louisiana were scheduled to vote Saturday. They pushed those contests back.

Thursday, La Crosse made the decision to cut its polling places for Tuesday’s vote from 13 to eight. Friday, Milwaukee cut its polling places to just five.

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