Stephen Colbert ‘Announces’ 2020 Run on Russian Talk Show

Stephen Colbert is in Russia, and he made an appearance on a Russian talk show where he jokingly announced he plans to run for president in 2020.

The Late Show host tweeted on Thursday that he was actually in Russia, responding to President Trump‘s new “tapes” tweet:

Well, he later spoke with Russian talk show host Ivan Urgant and had this to say:

“I am here to announce that I am considering a run for president in 2020, and I thought it would be better to cut out the middleman and just tell the Russians myself. If anyone would like to work on my campaign in an unofficial capacity, please just let me know.”

You can watch the segment above, via Channel One.

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