Jimmy Kimmel unpacks (and roasts) bizarre Trump assassination theory

The talk show host was understandably baffled by this one.
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Jimmy Kimmel is back to his old tricks. He may have changed his nightly musical lineup by bringing in legendary Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash, but the jokes about Donald Trump and the rest of the MAGA verse, as he calls it, keep coming.

This time, Kimmel took at Marjorie Taylor Greene and the bizarre theory she put forth about the former president. According to Greene, the government was conspiring to kill Trump as far back as two years ago. "Yesterday," Kimmel noted. "Files were unsealed in the Trump stolen documents case. They reveal that when the FBI searched Mar-a-Lago in 2022, agents were authorized to use deadly force."

Jimmy Kimmel addressed "deadly force" order

The host of Jimmy Kimmel Live! assured the audience that this is standard operating procedure for the FBI when a raid is planned. That being said, Greene took this revelation and apparently ran with it. "In the MAGA verse, it is a plot to kill Donald Trump," he joked. Kimmel then reads a tweet from Greene which states:

"The Biden DOJ and FBI were planning to assassinate Pres Trump and gave the green light. Does everyone get it yet???"

The host immediately laid into Greene. "What a rich imagination this woman has," he noted. "You'd almost think she has the brain of a child. So the FBI felt the need to put out a statement that [they] followed standard protocol." Kimmel then plays a montage of various right wing news outlets taking the "deadly force" angle and running with it.

Kimmel noted that it's standard FBI procedure

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"We will pray that somebody you are able to feel an emotion called shame," Kimmel said after the montage. "Because... Diabolical mastermind Joe Biden sent an elite team of ultra-liberal FBI agents to assassinate Donald Trump, but somehow he slipped out the back door."

Jimmy Kimmel read a statement from Trump himself, which added fuel to the fire, but the talk show host only saw an opportunity for more jokes. He went on to call the members of the MAGA verse "hysterical, dishonest, stooges," which is about as blunt as one can be on late night television.

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