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‘Jordan Klepper Solves Guns’: Comedy Central Sets New Special From ‘Daily Show’ Correspondent

Ahead of his fall debut in Larry Wilmore's former time slot, Klepper will take on gun fanatics in a new special.

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Jordan Klepper making friends at an NRA convention.

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Following the success of “The President Show,” Comedy Central announced today a comedy special with a similarly political bent, “Jordan Klepper Solves Guns.” A correspondent on “The Daily Show” since 2014 (first under Jon Stewart and now Trevor Noah), Klepper will headline his own half-hour show beginning this fall in the 11:30 pm time slot following “The Daily Show.”

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In this newly released trailer, Klepper attends an NRA convention, which he calls “the Comic Con of death,” in hopes of drumming up viewers for his special. Shooting t-shirts printed with gun violence statistics out of a t-shirt gun, he doesn’t get very far. In the style of many a “Daily Show” segment, Klepper is sticking to the hits at this early stage in the game — with entertaining results, from the looks of this clip:

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This is not the first time Klepper has skewered gun fanatics; one of his most popular “Daily Show” segments is called “Good Guy With A Gun,” below.

“Jordan Klepper Solves Guns” premieres on Comedy Central, June 11 at 10/9 central.

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