Colbert entertains thought of stealing Sen. Flake’s office rug

By Will Flannigan | The Republic

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake unwittingly became part of a “Late Night with Stephen Colbert” sketch recently.

The bit, titled “Stephen Colbert Grabs Capitol Hill By The Memo” aimed to poke fun at the February release of the Nunes memo.

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The controversial document, released by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee Republican staff at the direction of Rep. Devin Nunes, R California, alleges the FBI and the DOJ illegally surveilled the Trump presidential campaign.

A rebuttal by Democratic members of the committee was released a few weeks later.

Colbert on Friday announced the released of a parody memo that simply read: “Devin Nunes is a (redacted).”

He then roams the halls of Capitol Hill, giving the memo to lawmakers and their staffs, including Sen. Jeff Flake.

Flake portion begins at 5:18 into the video.

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