Colbert: Trump is the only person 'who can bring down a funeral’

Late-night host Stephen Colbert on Wednesday mocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls for Republicans to be 'united' on abortion Tlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Facebook temporarily suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens MORE being seated beside the Obamas and the Clintons at former President George H.W. Bush's funeral. 

"It was a full state funeral," Colbert said. "It was quite a moving site to see the presidents and the first ladies in the front row, waiting to honor President Bush, chatting comfortably with one another."

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The "Late Show" host then played a clip of Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama to headline Essence Festival Obama shares tribute to Michelle to celebrate Mother's Day 111-year-old woman gets free tickets to see Michelle Obama book tour MORE and former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWarren policy ideas show signs of paying off Biden at campaign kickoff event: I don't have to be 'angry' to win Top Dem: Trump helps GOP erase enthusiasm gap; Ohio a big problem MORE talking before the funeral began. 

"Then it became silent staring time," Colbert, a frequent critic of the president, said as he next showed a clip of Trump sitting silently beside the two former first couples. 

"Donald Trump is the only person in the world who can bring down a funeral," the comedian quipped.

Trump has had an acrimonious relationship with his predecessors, whom he has often publicly criticized since taking office.

He and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report — Presented by Pass USMCA Coalition — Trump: GOP has `clear contrast' with Dems on immigration The Hill's 12:30 Report: Alabama abortion bill revives national debate The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Pass USMCA Coalition - After GOP infighting, Trump Jr. agrees to testify again MORE greeted both couples when they first sat down, a moment that circulated on social media as many wondered if the parties involved felt uncomfortable. Both Trumps shook hands with each of the Obamas, but Trump and the Clintons did not appear to acknowledge each other.

Colbert also slammed Trump for remaining silent as the funeral attendees, including the former presidents, read the Apostles' Creed from their programs.

" ‘I’m sorry, I zoned out there for a minute,' " Colbert said, imitating Trump. " 'I was thinking about all the evangelicals who voted for me. What are we doing, the Macarena? I’m in.’ " 

Bush's funeral was held at Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday. 

Bush, who served as president from 1989 to 1993, died on Friday at his Houston home. He was 94 years old.