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John Oliver Demands Congress Intervene After President Trump’s Tweet Threatening Comey

'If you don’t, it’s no longer on Trump. It’s on you,' the late night host warned CONGRESS.

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John Oliver turned serious on his show Sunday night. The British late night host took on President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey during Last Week Tonight, arguing that it’s the responsibility of Congress to push for an independent investigation of the Trump campaign’s alleged collusion with Russia.

“The founding fathers created a system of checks and balances to limit the power of the president, but it only works if someone f—ing checks, or balances.

“If you don’t, it’s no longer on Trump. It’s on you.”