Monday night, “Colbert Report” viewers may have received a bit of a shock to see a rather familiar face hosting the show instead of Stephen Colbert. And while Barack Obama did make quite a splash on the show, as Jon Stewart mentioned on the “Daily Show” on Tuesday, the decision to time the president’s appearance before the Senate’s CIA torture report was released may not be purely coincidental.

Watch Obama host his own segment of “The Word” (renamed “The Decree) and his two-part interview with the customary “Colbert Report” host below.

—Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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