But for some reason, Jones wasn't quite feeling it that night. Instead, he opted to share a bit of bi-partisan knowledge with Kimmel and the audience. Despite being about as far left as they go, the CNN host has found that if he isn't absolutely railing on Republicans, he gets called soft:
"I think part of what’s going on right now is that the country has gotten so divided, you can have someone like me — I’m on the left side of Pluto ... but if you say one thing that isn’t just smashing on Republicans, then people start saying 'You’re soft.'
We are almost in like a civil war at this point and that's dangerous."
When asked if Jones has any friends on the other side of the political aisle, he responded that, surprisingly, Newt Gingrich is a good friend of his.
The two worked together often on CNN's “Crossfire”:
"Newt taught me something, which I really wish the rest of the country would follow and believe. He said 'Your 90% enemy could be your 10% friend where you agree.' And where we agreed was that the criminal justice system is totally out of control.
Where we agreed was the opioid addiction crisis is being completely handled badly and our kids aren’t being trained in science. And I said, 'You know what? I’m gonna fight you on 99 things but the one or two things we agree on, let’s work together.' And we’ve actually gone before Congress and gotten stuff done together. That’s what you’re supposed to do in America!"
Watch the full interview in the clip below.