John Oliver Says He “Nearly Burst Into Tears” Voting for the First Time as an American Citizen

John Oliver is celebrating a civic first.

During a virtual appearance on The Late Show Monday, the Last Week Tonight host reflected on his first time voting in a United States presidential election this year after becoming an American citizen in December 2019.

"It was honestly, it was amazing," Oliver told Colbert.

"Putting [the candidates] aside, as an immigrant who had just got his citizenship in December of last year, I was waiting for that to feel real—when you worry about your immigration status all the time and even getting your passport still doesn't feel real because you haven't tested it against a system." Originally, Oliver thought he would feel the...

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