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03/02/2017 10:03 am ET

Ellen Asks George W. Bush About His Inauguration Poncho: 'Had You Put One On?'

The former president was also gifted a special poncho of his very own.

Former President George W. Bush appeared on “Ellen” yesterday to talk politics, friendship and the poncho.

“The poncho was a problem,” host Ellen DeGeneres began.

In case you forgot, the poncho in question was the infamous one Bush wore ― or, rather, attempted to wear ― at President Donald Trump’s inauguration in January. As Bush tried to stay dry, his poncho-wearing skills were put to the test and the result was a series of hilarious photos.

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Rick Wilking / Reuters

“Had you put one on? Was that the first time?” DeGeneres asked him.

“It looks like it, that’s for sure,” Bush replied while laughing.

The former president was a great sport during the interview. He was even treated to a good belly laugh after the host suggested poncho ineptitude must run in the family, showing a hilarious photo of Bush’s mother, Barbara Bush, struggling with one, too.

“It’s genetics!” he said.

The segment ended with a gift from DeGeneres ― a special poncho just for her guest.

See? Politics can be lighthearted after all! 

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