Nunes is quitting his House seat to lead former President Donald Trump’s new tech startup, despite having “no apparent prior experience working in the tech industry or as an executive,” Colbert noted.
But former dairy farmer Nunes, he said, is actually the “perfect guy to make money off the old president, because he has experience milking things with leathery skin.”
“Now, usually, when the former president appoints someone who is grossly incompetent to an important position, he has a good reason: They’re related to him,” said Colbert. “That means the only reason Nunes got this gig is because Jared, Don Jr. and Eric all turned it down.”
Then came the Eric Trump impression:
“Sorry, Dad. No can do. That job is beneath me. But I’d still like to be considered for the role of chief executive hug-receiver.”
Watch Colbert’s monologue here:
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.