John Oliver's file:
Oliver

John Oliver is the host of "Last Week Tonight" on HBO. Previously he was a correspondent for Comedy Central's "The Daily Show."

Recent statements involving John Oliver

Says Keene, N.H., requested a "military-grade armored personnel truck," citing their annual Pumpkin Festival as "a possible target" for terrorists.

"The number of SWAT raids have gone up by 1,400 percent since the 1980s."

FIFA "pressured Brazil into passing a so-called Budweiser bill, allowing beer sales in soccer stadiums."

Brazil built a $300 million stadium in the Amazon rainforest that "is only going to be used for four World Cup games," and there’s no team "that can fill it afterwards."

"28 percent of Kentuckians don’t have any online access."

Recent stories featuring John Oliver

Arkansas' retirement rage, Pumpkin Festival terrorists, Scott Walker: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup:

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, touts the big savings from his union-trimming law, while comedian John Oliver says one New Hampshire burg cited terrorist threats to its Pumpkin Festival in applying for a military vehicle. All that and more in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

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