[WATCH] Stephen Colbert ‘rides a motorcycle’ with Rep. Gwen Moore in hilarious interview

Stephen Colbert Rep. Gwen MooreRep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisc.) has never riden a Harley, but she has dreamed about it. And thanks to comedian Stephen Colbert, she now has an even clearer picture of what it would be like to take a motorcycle for a spin.

During his “Better Know a District” segment on Wednesday’s episode of ”The Colbert Report,” the host sat down with Moore to discuss her district, Wisconsin’s 4th, where the Harley-Davidson motorcycle company was founded.

“Harley-Davidson is based in your district,” Colbert said. “Do you ride?”

“I have sat on a Harley and taken pictures,” she responded. “And I have fantasized and imagined myself doing it.”

Colbert then mimicked a ride on a motorcycle and Moore pretended to sit behind him. In a prime bit of physical humor, the duo led the police on a chase while Colbert shot at them and finally jumped a ravine to escape.

“You’re a Congresswoman and you’re riding with a man who’s shooting at the police?!” Colbert exclaimed.

The Congresswoman was a good sport and played along with Colbert’s antics, resulting in a side-splitting back-and-forth.

During the interview, Colbert also asked the Congresswoman how she got elected in a majority white district and who she blamed for the state of the economy — the troops, according to Colbert. The comedian also brought up the budget of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) and ‘trickle-down economics,’ areas on which the two disagreed.

“I do want to help poor people,” Colbert said. “I just can’t yet. I can’t yet. I do not have enough money yet.”

Colbert asked Moore about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and whether or not she’s friends with him.

“He has thrown elderly under the bus, children under the bus, women under the bus…” Moore explained.

“That’s a metaphor, right?” Colbert interrupted.

“…teachers under the bus…” Moore continued.

“Has he literally thrown people under the bus?” Colbert pressed.

Watch both parts of the uproarious interview below:

Comments

Comments

  1. Haha, oh Steven.

    Kudos to Gwen Moore for being such a good sport.

Polititainment

Jill Biden on Joe: "I fell in love with the boys first"

Second Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden didn't marry Vice President Joe Biden for his sense of humor -- instead, she "fell in love" with his two sons first.

Joe Biden's first Instagram photo

Ladies and gentlemen of this great nation, rejoice! Vice President Joe Biden has joined Instagram -- and his first post is everything you ever dreamed it would be.

Celebrate Tax Day with this ditty

What better way to celebrate curse Tax Day than with a little toe-tapping, finger-snapping ditty that perfectly describes how we all feel about the Internal Revenue Service?

Joy Behar roasts Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) may need some ice for a few burns he sustained from former "The View" host Joy Behar, as the comedian delivered an awkward roast of the 2016 presidential hopeful.

Boehner tears up at Taco Bell event

It wasn't because of the salsa, or the deliciousness of a Cheesy Gordita Crunch or anything -- it was just for the kids.

White House

Obama: Republicans a threat to the right to vote

President Barack Obama slammed Republicans on Friday for supporting voter identification law and labeled the GOP as a threat to the right to vote.

Republicans renew fight against Obamacare as Sebelius resigns

FOX NEWS -- Republicans responded to news of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' resignation from the Obama administration on Thursday with fresh calls to repeal the president's health care law.

Read more at FOX News.

David Ortiz selfie with Obama could mean the end to WH selfies

Everyone loves taking a good selfie, even President Barack Obama. However, after Red Sox player David Ortiz snapped a pic with POTUS last week, selifes may be banned from the White House.

White House runs ‘victory lap’ after 7M ObamaCare sign-ups, Republicans renew repeal fight

FOX NEWS -- While continuing to face deep skepticism from Republicans, President Obama and his team ran a victory lap of sorts Tuesday after declaring that more than 7 million people signed up for health insurance on the ObamaCare exchanges before the midnight deadline.

Read more at FOX News.

White House: MLB opening day petition no home run

POLITICO -- The White House marked Major League Baseball’s opening day with an intentional pass — suggesting Monday that the Americans who have petitioned that the first day of the season become a national holiday take their requests to Congress.

Read more at POLITICO.

Congress

Rep Black: GOP budget makes a path to a bright future

Our nation is $17.4 trillion in debt and out of control Washington spending has no end in sight. In fact, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that on our current trajectory we will return to $1 trillion annual budget deficits by the year 2022.

Cruz: Impeach Holder

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) pulled no punches when criticizing Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday, as he called on Congress to impeach the Department of Justice head.

Pelosi: GOP not acting on immigration because of race

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) pulled the race card when speaking about Republicans' inaction in passing comprehensive immigration reform and said "race has something to do" with the GOP not bringing such legislation to the House floor.

House passes Ryan's budget plan

The House on Thursday passed a 10-year Republican spending plan drafted by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan.

Read more at The Washington Examiner.

Harry Reid's Koch-fueled meltdown

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has been in a Koch-fueled rage, seizing moments left and right (mostly from the left) to bash Charles and David Koch.