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Stephen Colbert Couldn't Dodge Trump Russia Story... Even in Russia

Stephen Colbert Couldn't Dodge Trump Russia Story... Even in Russia

Tonight averaged 2.656 million viewers overall for the week, topping Late Night's 2.622 million.

Colbert referred to presidential run on his CBS show on Monday night saying "All I said in that little clip there was that I was considering a run".

"It is good to be back in the U.S.A.", Colbert said as he opened his show Monday night.

Last week, Colbert went to visit the country, appearing on a Russian TV show where he jokingly announced he would for President of the United States in 2020.

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CBS also expects that Colbert will win when people who watch on a time-delayed basis are tallied. "I don't know if you knew I was in Russian Federation last week. I would have my son-in-law ask them". "Hardcore fans, evidently, followed me everywhere". Followed me everywhere. Also got some attention from American intelligence.

Colbert mockingly agreed how "important" it was to keep comedians under surveillance. If I decide to run, obviously, I'm not gonna ask the Russians to help my campaign. OK? "Oh, wait. Somebody's already got that covered".

Then again, Nielsen's L+3 numbers, which include live viewing plus three days of delayed playback, are expected to sustain Colbert's run as late-night king - despite Fallon's winning the week's largest audience for live plus same-day viewing.

Colbert spent the bulk of his monologue discussing Donald Trump's hypocrisy around the widely accepted belief that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election.

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