"We're having a lot of fun with Donald Trump," Stephen Colbert told Keegan-Michael Key on Tuesday's Late Show. "Is he fun for you?" Key said President Trump is a very difficult challenge for him and his comedy partner, Jordan Peele, "because it's hard when a person is the most ideal comic version of themselves. It's really tough to go, 'You know what would be really funny? Oh, he just did that? But you know what he would never do? Oh no, he did that as well? Okay.' It's really hard to catch up."
Former President Barack Obama was a different kind of challenge, because he was so measured and low-key. Key and Peele dealt with that by creating Key's character Luther, Obama's "anger translator." Colbert asked if Key would bring Luther out of retirement, and Key agreed. Obama hasn't said much since the election, but since Peele was not on stage, Colbert read a few things Obama has said in the past few months and Key let Luther loose. Like, really loose. On TrumpCare, for example: "You know what? I'd say you people make me sick, but I can't afford that because I'd have no damn insurance!" Watch below. Peter Weber