And she saved some of her harshest commentary for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), who claims that if Republicans retake control of Congress in the midterm elections, they will work to “save as many lives as possible.”
Handler had a quick fact-check.
“Just as long as that life doesn’t need baby formula, affordable health care or a place to learn without getting shot,” she said, then added:
“By the way, Kevin McCarthy, since you mentioned it, let’s talk about what it means to be pro-life. Universal health care, that’s pro-life. Restricting guns, that’s also pro-life. Fighting climate change, that’s also pro-life. Listening to doctors during a pandemic, also pro-life. Not forcing women to give birth like livestock: pro-life. But your party opposes all of those things.”
“Calling Republicans pro-life is like calling O.J. Simpson pro-wife,” she concluded.
See her full Monday monologue below:
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.