Stephen Colbert Dares President Trump To Defy Washington And Pass Sensible Gun Legislation

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In the wake of a lone gunman’s slaughter of 59 people in Las Vegas Sunday night, Stephen Colbert opened Monday’s The Late Show challenging President Donald Trump be the president he promised to be, and pass gun control legislation. "This afternoon the president called [the mass shooting] an act of pure evil. And I think he's right," Colbert began. "So what then are we willing to do to combat pure evil?” Colbert wondered. Addressing Trump, Colbert said, “Doing nothing is…