Late-night host Stephen Colbert on Monday night resurrected his faux-conservative character to cover Donald TrumpDonald TrumpHillicon Valley — Presented by Xerox — Twitter's algorithm boosts right-leaning content, internal study finds Ohio Democrat calls Vance an 'ass----' over Baldwin tweet Matt Taibbi says Trump's rhetoric caused public perception of US intelligence services to shift MORE becoming the GOP presidential nominee.
“Hello, nation. Did you miss me? I sure did,” he said after arriving on stage in a chariot pulled by men wearing Uncle Sam costumes.
“A lot of people are wondering how America, God’s girlfriend, ended up in relationship with this guy,” Colbert said of Trump.
Colbert then launched into a segment called “The Word,” a regular bit from his old Comedy Central show “The Colbert Report.” In it, he explained how he and Trump are similar.
“We’re both over-the-top TV personalities who decided to run for president,” he said, text on the screen read, “Both started as a joke.”
The "Late Show" host also brought on former “Daily Show” anchor Jon Stewart for a skit that showed Stewart living alone in the woods and Colbert informing him that Trump is about to become the nominee.
Watch both clips in the videos above.