“Who knows-I might one day be able to tell my grandkids I got to interview the last President of the United States“, Colbert said at the top of the show.
Trump stressed Tuesday night that “in that wall, we’re going to have a lovely, big, fat door where people can come into the country”.
Watch Colbert “apologize” to Donald Trump below, before giving him the opportunity to apologize to the many people he’s insulted in recent months.
Colbert certainly slid in some jokes you wouldn’t expect Jimmy Fallon to make.
Trump replied that he is running “not because I want it, but because I think I can do a great job”. “I hope you’ll accept my apology”.
As for the rest of his “Late Show” appearance, Trump also touched on his campaign, the Iran deal and President Obama’s birthplace.
“I don’t talk about it anymore”, he said.
For years, Stephen played an ultra-conservative version of himself on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report”, so Colbert chose to test the Trump’s memory by reading off some insane quotes. Colbert said that he would offer Trump an easy “big, fat meatball” question.
“We can have a great and handsome wall and guess what nobody comes in unless they have their papers”, Trump said. And the one comparing Medicare to cufflinks is so obviously Colbert’s, because Trump could never come up with something that clever.
On Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert thanked his “Late Show” guest, Donald Trump.
Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition 15th Annual Family Banquet andPresidential Forum held at the Iowa State fairgrounds on September 19, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. We need global warming” and “Medicare is like a nice set of cufflinks.
“These days, politicians actually have to check the opt-out button”, Colbert said. “This is the first time in my life that I have caused controversy by NOT saying something”, Trump tweeted after the incident.
Colbert asked Trump to role-play a negotiation in which he pretended to be the Mexican president, challenging the Republican presidential frontrunner on how he’d convince Mexico to pay for it.