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To some, HBO's hit show Veep—now approaching its series finale—is no longer funny. It's not that the show has declined; the writing is still daring as ever, the characters carry the same ineptitude, and star Julia Louis-Dreyfus as vice president turned president turned private citizen turned presidential candidate hasn't lost an ounce of the comedic genius she brings to every role.
The Actor Who Plays Jonah Ryan on 'Veep' Just Revealed Which Republican Senator He Bases Jonah On, and It's Too Perfect
Ryan is a ne'er-do-well Congressman from New Hampshire who cost Selina Meyer the presidency when he botched a vote in the House after an election ending in an Electoral College tie.
His career began as a "liaison" between the vice president's office and the West Wing - an entirely pointless post he constantly tried to exploit to get girls and rub shoulders with Washington powerbrokers.
President Donald Trump loomed large at last night's Primetime Emmy Awards, the target of more than one brutal joke, including a rather boisterous monologue by host Stephen Colbert.
“The Americans has hotter spies than the Russia inquiry,” Colbert sang during his opening musical number alongside Emmy-nominated performers Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys. "Even treason's better on TV."