Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioOn The Money: Trump makes a late pitch on the economy | US economy records record GDP gains after historic COVID-19 drop | Pelosi eyes big COVID-19 deal in lame duck De Blasio mum on whether he'll block sale of Mets to controversial investor De Blasio says New Yorkers should avoid holiday travel: 'It's sad. It's very sad' MORE is citing his height as a reason he can stand up to President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden campaign slams Facebook after thousands of ads blocked by platform's pre-election blackout Mnuchin says he learned of Pelosi's letter to him about stimulus talks 'in the press' Harris to travel to Texas Friday after polls show tie between Trump, Biden MORE in the 2020 White House race.

"A tall candidate has won, I think, every one but three of the presidential elections in history," the New York City mayor and Democratic presidential candidate quipped during a Wednesday appearance on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show."


Host Trevor NoahTrevor Noah'Daily Show' to broadcast live on election night Beyoncé says she's helping provide aid to Nigerian protesters Fauci: 'Divisive nature' in US hampering coronavirus response MORE had asked de Blasio what differentiated him from the crowded Democratic field "other than being 10 feet tall."

At 6 feet, 5 inches, de Blasio is reportedly the tallest mayor in New York's modern history. De Blasio is so tall, The New York Times reported in 2014, that "city workers had to build an oversize podium for him, installing a custom sliding step that can be pulled out for shorter speakers."

"The tall candidate almost always wins," de Blasio, 58, told Noah. "And I'm taller than Donald Trump. Do the math."

The 73-year-old commander in chief measured in at 6 feet, 3 inches, according to the results of a physical exam released by the White House earlier this year.