“We have great confidence in our son,” Biden said, echoing previous comments where he expressed pride in his son when questioned about the tax probe Hunter Biden is facing. “I am not concerned about any accusations that have been made against him. It’s used to get to me. I think it’s kind of foul play. Look, it is what it is.”

“As a father, I understand that and I admire that,” Colbert responded. But the Late Show host then pressed Biden on how he could partner with Republicans — which was a key part of his “unite the country” campaign message — if they are simultaneously smearing a member of his family.