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See this season's 'SNL' characters next to the Trump staffers they're based on

He’s not holding back — and no, we’re not talking about President Trump on Twitter. Lorne Michaels, the producer of “SNL,” is letting the cast of this season, the show’s most watched in 23 years, pull some serious (and political) punches with their “SNL...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 4:38pm

Is Vice President Pence preparing for a 2020 presidential bid?

The second most powerful person in the United States can’t disappear as magically as Waldo, but Vice President Mike Pence has been conspicuously missing from the public eye in the last few days. President Trump and his administration continue to suffer attacks which reached a crescendo on...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 5:47pm

Sean Spicer may be out as White House press secretary next week: Report

President Trump is planning to reduce Sean Spicer's role as press secretary, and may reduce him right out of a job, multiple sources told "The New York Times" and "Politico" on Thursday. The change may come next week, when Trump returns from a nine-day foreign trip that...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 3:45pm

The Foreman Forecast: Blame It on the Bushes

Of all the hilarious moments to emerge from the Trump administration, my favorite is the briefing-in-the-bushes. Press Secretary Sean Spicer was being peppered with questions about the sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey, and for some unfathomable reason, he scooted to a dark spot...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 5:03am

Watch today's White House press briefing with Sean Spicer

A Sean Spicer news conference, while perhaps not as wild as "SNL's" Spicer skits with Melissa McCarthy, tend to garner a lot of attention, whether the White House is discussing "alternative facts" or denying President Trump's administration has ties to Russia. The...

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 1:36pm

Melissa McCarthy seen on Spicer's motorized podium in an NYC street

Since its debut in 1975, "Saturday Night Live" has been lionized and criticized for defining presidencies. But never before had a press secretary been immortalized until this season: Melissa McCarthy's portrayal of the combative Trump administration flack Sean Spicer has become an...

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 2:30pm

FBI Director James Comey has been 'terminated and removed from office'

President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday, saying that Comey is incapable of leading the agency. "Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office," a statement tweeted by White House spokesman...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 12:44pm

The Foreman Forecast: The H word

Maybe I’m too even-tempered or I play it too safe. But I think if I were in public service I would never, ever bring up Hitler. Heck, I almost won’t mention him in private conversation. Because it never goes well. Either you unfairly impugn someone as being “just as bad”...

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:27pm

5 fast facts you need to know about Sean Spicer

Sean Spicer is in our homes and on our phones every day as he updates the world on the goings-on in the Trump administration. But what do we know about the man behind the podium?Spicer was the White House Easter bunny.While working in the U.S. Trade Representative’s office under President George W...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 7:03pm

Sean Spicer, former White House Easter Bunny?!?!

There may a lot to say about White House spokesman Sean Spicer, but we bet you wouldn’t say he gives you a case of the warm and fuzzies like, oh, say a bunny, right?Think again.While working in the U.S. Trade Representative’s office under President George W. Bush, Spicer brought joy and laughter —...

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 11:08am

Select media banned from White House briefing after Trump calls press 'enemy of the people'

The White House barred multiple news organizations from attending a press briefing on Friday in a move the New York Times called a “highly unusual breach of relations between the White House and its press corps.”Press secretary Sean Spicer prohibited members of The New York Times, CNN and Politico...

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 4:13pm