Jimmy Kimmel is hitting Senate Democrats for the deal they accepted to end the three-day government shutdown, saying that they ultimately agreed to fund the government “for nothing.”

On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Monday night, the late-night host, who often weighs in on politics, said that Democrats agreed to pass the short-term bill to fund the government for three more weeks “in exchange for a promise from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - White House, Dems play blame game over evictions GOP skepticism looms over bipartisan spending deal On The Money: Biden, Pelosi struggle with end of eviction ban | Trump attorney says he will fight release of tax returns MORE that they would have a debate and a vote on DACA — in other words, for nothing.”

Democrats on Monday agreed to end the shutdown after McConnell promised the Senate would take up discussion and a vote on a bill to protect young undocumented immigrants who benefit from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that President TrumpDonald TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - White House, Dems play blame game over evictions The Memo: Left pins hopes on Nina Turner in Ohio after recent defeats Biden administration to keep Trump-era rule of turning away migrants during pandemic MORE rescinded, the issue that became a sticking point for Democrats withholding support for a stopgap funding bill.


Kimmel joked that Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerPoll: Majority of voters say more police are needed amid rise in crime America's middle class is getting hooked on government cash — and Democrats aren't done yet The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate finalizes .2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill MORE (D-N.Y.) “thought” he had struck a deal with Trump on Friday after the two met hours before the shutdown deadline, “but then the president’s team came in and said, ‘No, no, no, bad boy, go back to bed and eat a cheeseburger,’ and the deal was off.”

The comedian slammed Trump for being unable to negotiate a deal with Schumer, despite claiming to be a “dealmaker,” and for having harshly criticized President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaHarris 'root causes' immigration plan faces challenges Have our enemies found a way to defeat the United States? Millennial momentum means trouble for the GOP MORE for lack of leadership during the 2013 shutdown.

“It’s funny, [Trump] always claimed to be the best negotiator,” Kimmel said. “This was his big selling point — ‘I’m the dealmaker.’ At this point, it seems pretty clear he couldn’t even negotiate 20 percent off at Bed, Bath & Beyond with the coupon.”

Kimmel sparred with a staffer for Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanWisconsin GOP quietly prepares Ron Johnson backup plans RealClearPolitics reporter says Freedom Caucus shows how much GOP changed under Trump Juan Williams: Biden's child tax credit is a game-changer MORE (R-Wis.) ahead of the shutdown over the inclusion of funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program in the short-term spending bill, which Republicans included in the legislation in order to woo Democrats into voting for the measure.