Late night hosts joke about Ted Cruz napping through Biden's surprisingly popular speech to Congress

Published Apr 30 2021 at 10:15 AM GMT
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  • More than 12 million people tuned in to watch President Biden's first address to Congress, and "as soon as the Academy heard, Biden was immediately asked to host next year's Oscars," Jimmy Fallon joked on Thursday's Tonight Show.
  • "And get this, 85 percent of people who watched Biden's speech approved of it.
  • The only other things Americans like that much are Dolly Parton and cheese fries.
  • A day after Biden's speech, "the nation is still basking in warm afterglow of basic competence — we're all high off that low bar," Stephen Colbert said at The Late Show.
  • But while 85 percent of Americans approved of Biden's speech, "Republicans enjoyed the speech a little less.




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  • Published Apr 30, 2021 10:15 AM GMT