Stephen Colbert has started a petition to have Cardi B give the State of the Union rebuttal as the drama between Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues.
Colbert, who also took a swipe at Trump and the SOTU situation on Wednesday’s “Late Show”, urged his followers to back his decision on Twitter:
Trump had previously said he was still planning to give the State of the Union address despite Democratic objections in light of the partial government shutdown.
He’s since posted:
Within the next day, Colbert’s petition caught fire, with numerous people tweeting their agreement that Cardi B should deliver the rebuttal to Trump’s SOTU address.
Also responding: no less than Cardi B herself, who said, “why not.”
Earlier, the New York rapper took a swipe at Fox 5’s Stephanie Hamill on Twitter after she asked Cardi to explain how her sexy video for “Twerk” is empowering for women.
See what else Colbert had to say about “the state of the State of the Union” in the clip below.