“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert offered up a backhanded defense of Donald Trump after the president claimed the wall along the border of Mexico was currently under construction in Colorado.

Rather than admit he misspoke, Trump later claimed the statement about Colorado ― which does not share a border with Mexico ― was made “kiddingly.”

Colbert cracked he knows when Trump is joking. After all, he’s a “fellow comedian.”

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TONIGHT: Trump tries his hand at comedy! #LSSC pic.twitter.com/dFo4ZSjvc4

— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) October 25, 2019 Download REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard. Join HuffPost Plus

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