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Jimmy Kimmel slams Republican health care bill, calls Fox host a 'creep'

In this Jan. 3, 2017 image released by ABC, host Jimmy Kimmel appears during ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ in Los Angeles.

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Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade.

The ABC star on Wednesday was following up on his monologue from Tuesday, when he said the bill the senator is co-sponsoring failed the "Jimmy Kimmel test," a phrase Cassidy coined in May after Kimmel announced his newborn son underwent heart surgery for a birth defect.

The Louisiana Republican said Wednesday morning that Kimmel "does not understand" the bill. Kimmel mocked Cassidy's claim and called his proposal "the worst health care bill yet."

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After Kilmeade labeled Kimmel as a "Hollywood elite" pushing politics, Kimmel called Kilmeade "a phoney little creep" who Kimmel says previously asked him to write a blurb for his book.

Video: Doug Ford gives unclear answer about Jimmy Kimmel apology (Globe and Mail Update)
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