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Jay Leno Pokes Fun at Trump, Clinton & Sanders in 'Tonight Show' Monologue: Watch

Jay Leno on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
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Jay Leno during an interview on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on June 15, 2016.

The former 'Tonight Show' host filled in for Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday's show.

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After he "pulled something" during his monologue, Fallon called for someone to "tag in" for him. Luckily for him, former host Jay Leno was on the night's guest lineup. 

During his monologue, Leno wasted no time in taking down the presidential candidates. "The most popular baby names of 2016: Noah and Emma," Leno said. "Least popular baby names: Donald and Hillary." 

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"I've been enjoying Donald Trump's new reality show, The Amazing Racist," he continued, adding that Trump is now threatening to have the judge he spoke out against deported "back to Indiana." 

Turning to Bernie Sanders, Leno joked: "Bernie Sanders is still upset because he says his fundraising dinners didn't raise as much money as Hillary Clinton's ... well, of course they didn't, nobody wants to eat dinner at 4 o'clock in the afternoon! How much cream of wheat can you eat?" 

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The comedy duo ended the monologue with a "The economy is so bad..." joke session. 

Watch the full monologue below.

This article originally appeared on THR.com.

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