Numerous GOP figures have complained the proceedings are boring.
“It’s hard for me to stay awake and listen to all of this,” griped Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), a staunch Trump supporter.
And on Fox News, counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway complained that “you’re either sound asleep or you can’t follow.”
As Colbert pointed out, even an NBC News analysis said the hearings lacked pizazz.
“Yeah, that’s what I’m looking for in deeply troubling congressional hearings. Pizazz!” Colbert mocked. “That’s why during Iran-Contra, Oliver North came dressed as Elton John.”
Watch Colbert break out the pizazz below: