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Donald Trump's Presidential Run Means Late-Night Comedy Gold

We'd totally win at "Trump Stumpers"

Shelli Weinstein

No one knows how far he'll get in the race, but Donald Trump's presidential campaign is already proving to be great for late-night television.

Jon Stewart has already weighed in on Trump's announcement, and now the rest of the late-night club offered their own takes on the news. Even Stephen Colbert, who hasn't even officially started his gig on The Late Show, joined in on the Trump bashing, promising that Trump's campaign will be the "finest, most luxurious, gold-plated, diamond-encrusted campaign"... you know, until the new season of Celebrity Apprentice.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Late Night with Seth Meyers

Meyers dedicated a full seven minutes of his show to talk about Trump's announcement, with special attention to Fox News' coverage of it -- sexist comments and all. He even turned the tycoon's comment about building a "great wall" between the U.S. and Mexico into a Game of Thrones spoof.

"I'm not sure about president, but I do know a recently vacated position that could use a man with your kind of thinking," Meyers said.

The Late Late Show with James Corden

Meanwhile, James Corden created a new quiz show called "Trump Stumpers," where contestants had to guess whether Trump actually made certain statements during his speech announcing his campaign.

(Spoiler alert: The answer is always "yes, he did.")

Jon Stewart couldn't be happier about Donald Trump's presidential bid

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

He may have slow-jammed the news with fellow Republican candidate Jeb Bush, but Fallon isn't quite sure that Trump's speech was actually an announcement of a presidential run.

"Hillary would be our first female president," he said, "and Trump would be our first 'Mad Libs' president. I think Gary Busey wrote that speech."


While also taking a quick snap at Hillary Clinton's Spotify playlist designed to reach young voters, Conan O'Brien made sure to get in a joke that Trump's announcement "traditionally means six more weeks of comedy."

Don't miss his fantastic comb-over impression.

Which host had the best take on Trump's presidential bid?