On Tuesday night, Jimmy Kimmel kicked off his show with an opening monologue that was highly critical of the recently proposed Republican Health Care Bill co-sponsored by Sen. Bill Cassidy. In response, the right-wing media wasn't pleased, with one host on Fox News making sure to speak out.

Kimmel on Kilmeade

For the better part of the last eight years, the number one goal for Republicans has been to repeal the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. Signed into law by former President Barack Obama in January 2010, the ACA changed the direction the United States handled the health care system, which was not welcomed by the Republican Party, the majority of their supporters, and the conservative media.

During the 2016 presidential election, repealing Obamacare became a prerequisite for running as a Republican, which Donald Trump promised to get done if he was elected. Fast forward to present day and the billionaire real estate mogul has had a hard time getting his own party on the same page in regards to coming up with an alternative. Earlier this week, GOP senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham released their bill that appears to have a realistic shot at making it through the Senate and the House of Representatives, and to the president's desk for a signature and approval. The bill in question has received push back from critics, including a lengthy rant by Jimmy Kimmel, who accused Cassidy of "(lying) right to my face." In response, Fox News host Brian Kilmeade mocked Kimmel's monologue, which was answered during the September 21 edition of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

(Kimmel's comments about Kilmeade start at 3:30 in the above clip)

Starting his show on Wednesday night with another opening monologue was host Jimmy Kimmel.

After summing up the morning's events surrounding the health care debate, Kimmel played a clip of Brian Kilmeade who accused the host of being nothing more than a member of the "Hollywood elite." Firing back, Kimmel pulled no punches in his assessment of the "Fox & Friends" co-host.

"This is a guy, Brian Kilmeade, who whenever I see him kisses my ass like a little boy meeting Batman," Jimmy Kimmel said.

"He follows me on Twitter. He asks me to write a blurb for his book, which I did. He calls my agent, looking for projects," Kimmel added, before stating, "He’s dying to be a member of the Hollywood elite." Kimmel then went on to reference his son who had to have open heart surgery, before threatening to "pound" the Fox News host.

"Brian, you phony little creep. Oh, I’ll pound you when I see you," Kimmel said, while adding, "That is my blurb. That will be my blurb for your next book. 'Brian Kilmeade is a phony little creep.'"

Next up

While Hollywood stars and others on the political left continue to fight back against the Republican health care alternative, only time will tell if it will make its way to the desk of Donald Trump. Trump has vowed to sign the bill if it passes through the House of Representatives and the Senate, though Democrats are expected to put up a tough fight to prevent that from happening.