Right-wing pundits were outraged that Gingrich was interrupted while he began to peddle a Soros conspiracy theory on Wednesday's “Outnumbered.”
“But the idea that this is some kind of an organized plot to overthrow the government, there’s no basis for that and it’s absurd,” he said on Thursday.
Gingrich’s insistence on invoking the billionaire eventually resulted in a long awkward silence at the end of the segment.
The White House press secretary struggled to defend Trump’s claims that “herd mentality” would make the virus “disappear” and that “a lot of people think masks are not good.”
The “Late Show” host was tickled by how even one of Trump’s favorite yes men had tired of him.
“The president loves mixing it up with everybody,” Laura Ingraham said, “But this is an ambush.”
Law enforcement in the region has worked overtime dispelling rumors and conspiracy theories that anti-fascist arsonists are behind the devastating wildfires.