Transcript for Donald Trump Takes Late Night by Storm on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
But we begin with the race for president. Donald Trump on jimmy Kimmel seems to be kicking off a new phase more mellow calling for unity in the republican party and Jon Karl is here with the latest. A little more statesman for trump. We'll see how long it lasts but he acknowledged he's been a little guisive and suggests he's now ready to go a little easier on his republican rivals. Overnight on "Jimmy Kimmel live" Donald Trump touted his latest debate performance but insisted he pulled his punches. Did you decide you were going to be nicer? You know what, I would like to see the republican party come together and I've been a little bit divisive in the sense that I've been hitting people -- A little bit, yeah. Do you think Jeb bush is scared of you or just scared in general? I think he's scared. Reporter: But Kimmel pressed trump on his recent ban of all muslims from the United States. Isn't it wrong to discriminate people based on their religion? Look, we have people coming into our country that are looking to do tremendous harm. Reporter: But trump played along when Kimmel gave him the Dr. Seuss treatment. Now here are some frogs I do not like at all. We must kick these frogs out and then build a wall. There are two kinds of people, which one will you be, a loser like them -- would you like to finish -- Or a winner like me. Please welcome the next president of the United States. Reporter: For his trip to late night, his die-hard supporters in Arizona. We have the biggest crowds by far. Because there's a movement goingen 0, folks. This isn't just like let's go and have a good time. Somebody said, oh, trump is a great entertainer. That's a lot of . Reporter: With his commanding lead the front-runner is running high and ABC got an exclusive ride aboard trump force one. He says at the wins the white house he may just leave his private plane in the hangar. There's something very special about air force one. It represents something very, very special like the white house represents something. Reporter: Trump is clearly enjoying his position as the front-runner among republicans, but it's the democratic front-runner he may need be to worried about. In most public polls Hillary Clinton beats Donald Trump in a head-to-head matchup and actually does better against trump than any of the other republican candidates. Mrs. Clinton, of course, squares off against her democratic opponents, Bernie sanders and martin O'Malley on Saturday right here on ABC in the next democratic debate. Up in New Hampshire for that. Martha Raddatz and David Muir will be there.
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