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11/08/2018 03:36 pm ET

Hasan Minhaj Tells Stephen Colbert He Won't Say Trump's Name On His New Show

"For me, he’s the man who shall not be named," the "Patriot Act" host said.

You likely won’t be hearing comedian Hasan Minhaj say President Donald Trump’s real name on his new Netflix show, “Patriot Act” ― something he said Harry Potter fans would be familiar with.  

“You know how there’s characters in the Harry Potter books, and a lot of them don’t mention Lord Voldemort?” Minhaj said earlier this week during an appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” 

“For me, he’s the man who shall not be named,” he said of Trump. “I know he exists, but I just don’t want to give him the attention.” 

He joked that he instead refers to the president as “DJ T” or “45.”

Minhaj and Colbert also discussed some of the issues “Patriot Act” has already covered, including the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia and affirmative action. 

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