The “Late Show” host launched a petition on Twitter to let Cardi B deliver the response:
Cardi B went viral earlier this month after an Instagram post in which she slammed Trump over the government shutdown:
“Now, I know a lot of y’all don’t care because y’all don’t work for the government or y’all probably don’t even have a job, but this shit is really fucking serious bro, this shit is crazy. Our country is in a hellhole right now.”
So far it’s not clear if, when or where the State of the Union will be delivered.
Colbert also tackled the State of the Union drama in his “Late Show” monologue: