Jimmy Kimmel hardly held back his tears on Mon. night as he spoke about his hometown of Las Vegas, where a gunman killed at the least 50 people & left greater than 500 injured on Sun. night.
His voice cracking at times, Kimmel turned his monologue right in to a plea for what he referred to as â€œcommon senseâ€� gun control laws & named these politicians who have been standing in the best way.
President Donald Trump, Kimmel noted, stated he was praying for these killed within the attack.
â€œYou know in Feb. he additionally signed a bill in that made it simpler for individuals with extreme mental sickness to buy guns legally. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the Home Paul Ryan, numerous different lawmakers who wonâ€™t do anything about this since the NRA has their balls in a cash clip additionally sent their ideas & their prayers today â€• which is sweet. They need to be praying. They need to be praying for God to forgive them for letting the gun lobby run this country.â€�
Kimmel additionally shared images of the senators who voted against a bill last yr to close a legal loophole in that permits people to buy a gun with out a background examine in some situations.
â€œWith all due respect, your ideas & your prayers are inadequate,â€� he told lawmakers who provided â€œthoughts & prayersâ€� rather than analysis action.
Kimmel, who made headlines earlier this yr for his role in influencing opinion on the healthcare debate, stated he doesnâ€™t want to maintain speaking about these issues.
â€œI want this to be a comedy show, I hate speaking about stuff like this,â€� Kimmel stated. â€œI just want to laugh about things each night, still it appears to be turning in to more and more troublesome recently. It looks like somebody has opened a window in to hell.â€�
See his full monologue above.