Jimmy Kimmel grills Lauren Boebert over why she’s perfect for House Speaker


Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday jokingly floated the idea of ​​naming extremist Rep. Lauren Boebert (Republican of California) as the new House speaker following the ouster of Rep. Kevin McCarthy (Republican of California).

Kimmel noted that Reps. Jim Jordan (Ohio) and Steve Scalise (La.) are the leading candidates to replace McCarthy.

“I don’t like any of these guys,” Kimmel said.

He then suggested Boebert for the role.

“I mean, we saw in the ‘Beetlejuice’ musical that she really knows how to reach across the aisle,” Kimmel teased, a reference to Boebert’s ejection from a Denver theater after he was disruptive to her date had behaved.

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