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Sean Spicer’s resignation as White House press secretary will rob Melissa McCarthy of her greatest role

We’ll always have the memories.

Screengrab from SNL YouTube video

Sean Spicer, arguably the most well-known White House press secretary in recent memory, has resigned. Spicer’s resignation came somewhat abruptly today after he told President Trump that he “vehemently disagreed with the appointment of the New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.”

Spicer had a combative relationship with the press since Trump’s inauguration; his turn at the press podium was a must-watch for Washington and elsewhere. His press briefings, though, became infamous once comedian Melissa McCarthy began pillorying his appearances from the “Saturday Night Live” stage.

Sidenote: It’s almost too perfect that the reporter who broke the story of Spicer resigning, the New York Times’ Glenn Thrush, was also regularly featured in the SNL skits himself.

Image of Glenn Rush on a SNL skit	Screengrab from SNL’s YouTube video

So without further ado, let’s play Spicer off the White House staff by watching some of McCarthy’s best impressions of him on “SNL.”

Thanks for the memories, Spicey.

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