October 7, 2015 5:16 AM EDT

Former U.S. president Bill Clinton dropped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert for his first time on Tuesday. Colbert took the opportunity to ask “the secretary of explaining stuff” for his opinion on why presidential-hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are both doing so well, but the talk show host warned Clinton that he better make his answers “quick.”

Cutting right to the chase, Clinton called Trump a “master brander.” He also joked that he “missed the chance” to ask Trump to run for President, despite rumors to the contrary.

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