Throughout a digital look on The Late Present Monday, the Final Week Tonight host mirrored on his first time voting in a United States presidential election this 12 months after turning into an American citizen in December 2019.
“It was truthfully, it was superb,” Oliver advised Colbert. “Placing [the candidates] apart, as an immigrant who had simply received his citizenship in December of final 12 months, I used to be ready for that to really feel actual—whenever you fear about your immigration standing on a regular basis and even getting your passport nonetheless would not really feel actual as a result of you have not examined it towards a system.”
Initially, Oliver thought he would really feel the influence of his citizenship when he traveled. “I had thought it will really feel actual after I go away America and I come again and I am handled in a different way by the system,” he defined. Nevertheless, that point did not actually come till a newer second within the voting course of.