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3 great Donald Trump jokes made at the Emmys

September 21, 2015

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Donald Trump attends the Hank's Yanks 1st Annual Golf Classic at Trump Golf Links on Monday, July 6, 2015, in New York. Photograph by Greg Allen — Invision/AP

Last night, the elite of the television world gathered to do what they do best — celebrate themselves. In the process, some stars poked fun at another guy who loves to celebrate himself — former reality TV host and current Republican presidential favorite Donald Trump.

Host Andy Samberg got things started early, noted Fox News, saying that Trump was running for president “to the delight of uncle’s everywhere.”

Samberg, a comedian, actor, and former Saturday Night Live cast member, wasn’t done yet, though. He pretended to start defending Trump, saying that “Sure, Donald Trump seems racist,” before pivoting and simply saying,”What else?”

Best Actress in a Comedy winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus also got in on the Trump-bashing act. It makes sense that Dreyfus, who stars on the politically-themed HBO show Veep would have something to say about the current political situation.

Louis-Dreyfus read what she first claimed was a quote from the political satire she stars in: “What a great honor it must be for you to honor me tonight.” She then revealed that this was actually a direct quote from Trump.