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Jon Stewart examined how Republicans have tried to reach out to groups like Latinos and women – only to see Donald Trump come along as “the living embodiment of everything Republicans were trying to exorcise from their party.”

Jon also pointed out how Trump has upended the political system: “This Trump guy is a rich, crazy, egotistical monster — people like him are supposed to buy the candidates, not be them!”

Larry Wilmore expressed his total frustration with the high-profile killing of Samuel DuBose by a University of Cincinnati police officer — who was acting off-campus, and who has now been charged with murder — and that these stories have turned into a cruel game of Mad Libs: “And if it feels like The Nightly Show is getting a little repetitive, I totally agree. I mean, at this point my writing staff just has to fill in the names.”

Larry and The Nightly Show contributor Mike Yard also discovered the hard way that the jurisdiction of police officers encompasses “pretty much any place you see a black guy.”

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) opted to appear at the National Rifle Association convention in Houston, Texas on Friday after multiple Republican lawmakers backed out of making public appearances in wake of the Uvalde school shooting.

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A Georgia gun manufacturer is facing scrutiny for its disturbing ad shared just days prior to the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

According to HuffPost, on May 16, Daniel Defense —a firearm company that manufactures AR-15-style semi-automatic rifles like the one Salvador Ramos, the 18-year-old shooter who fatally shot two teachers and 19 students— posted an image of a young child holding an assault rifle.

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