Apr 14, 2016 11:44 AM EDT

U2 Rockstar Bono Seeks To Fight ISIS With Comedy

On Tuesday, U2 Irish rockstar Bono appeared on Capitol Hill to request for more money for refugees and offered a suggestion on how to fight ISIS.

Bono showed up in front of a Senate subcommittee suggesting to use comedy to demoralize extremists that's been spreading mayhem in the Middle East causing millions of families to flee their homes, according to The Washington Times.

Bono told a Senate Appropriations subcommittee, "Don't laugh. I think comedy should be deployed. It's like, you speak violence, you speak their language. But you laugh at them, when they're goose-stepping down the street, and it takes away their power."

He further suggested to fight extremist propaganda and totalitarian regimes is to send in Amy Schumer, Chris Rock and Sacha Baron Cohen the actor behind the character Borat.

Bono, age 55 years old went on to reassure the crowd before a Senate subcommittee claiming that he was actually being serious on subject of the matter, and who had also visited a Syrian refugee camp in Turkey.

In response Democrat for New Hampshire senator Jeanne Shaheen said, "Actually, that's not the first time I've heard experts on how do we counter violent extremism talk about that. It's one of the things that we're looking at."

Bono's celebrity status and a well-known single donor to humanitarian organization tried persuading the U.S government to provide more assistance in the Middle East and Africa, especially those fleeing the war zones.

"The international community is having a lot of meetings about the crisis, and I believe have issued a record number of press releases, what it is not doing is cutting checks." He said.

Bono admitted that both Republicans and Democrats disapproved on many things in congress, however both parties were still able to work with each other before to assist in diminishing humanitarian crises.

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