Stephen Colbert Can’t Believe Donald Trump Actually Bragged About His Penis at a GOP Debate


On Monday, Stephen Colbert took a few minutes to address Donald Trump’s boast about the size of his penis during the most recent Republican debate, expressing his utter disbelief that such a vulgar remark could be made by a presidential candidate. At one point, the Late Show host couldn’t even keep a straight face while delivering a joke about the GOP front-runner’s less than presidential comments.

“This man is talking about the size of his schvantz in a presidential debate,” Colbert said. “This is someone who could have his fingers on the button—and God, I hope it’s his finger. We don’t know if it could reach the button. We have no idea! The Russians could launch and he could be trying to reach the button.”

“I can’t believe that these are absolutely legitimate jokes to be making about a presidential debate right now,” he added.

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