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Stephen Colbert uses Barack Obama’s return to the White House to salute pre-Trump good times

Earlier in the day, Obama celebrated the 12th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act with President Joe Biden, pointing out that Republicans had tried to “reverse what we had done” and that it was harder for Americans to obtain health coverage at a lower cost.

“And let’s face it, it didn’t help that when we first rolled out the ACA, the website wasn’t working,” Obama said. “It wasn’t one of my happiest times.”

The clip made Colbert laugh.

“Do you remember when America’s biggest problem was that there was a website that took a long time to load, but when did you get health care?” said Colbert, continuing to laugh.

Then the host wept. Watch the darkness descend:

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