Melissa McCarthy channels Sean Spicer on SNL

The newest goal? White Home Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

Frequent “SNL” host Melissa McCarthy made a shock look on NBC’s sketch-comedy present this weekend to skewer Spicer’s combative tone with the press.

And the resemblance was uncanny.

“I do know that myself and the press have gotten off to a rocky begin,” McCarthy-as-Spicer stated. “I might like to start in the present day by apologizing on behalf of you to me for a way you’ve handled me these final two weeks. And that apology shouldn’t be accepted.”

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McCarthy additionally performed on a testy trade between Spicer and reporters over the use of the word “ban” to describe Trump’s immigration executive order, which barred journey from seven Muslim majority nations.

Spicer stated the order was not a “ban,” regardless that Trump had used the phrase in tweets concerning the measure.

“He is quoting you. It is your phrases,” McCarthy instructed a forged member who performed a reporter asking concerning the ban. “He is utilizing your phrases while you use the phrases and he makes use of them again. It is round utilizing of the phrase, and that is from you.”

CNN media analyst Invoice Carter stated McCarthy’s spoof was among the finest ever on “SNL.”

The sketch was one in all a quantity in Saturday’s present that took purpose at Trump’s White Home. One other phase parodied Trump’s interactions with foreign leaders.

Trump, who has for months taken to Twitter to attack the show’s portrayal of him, has but to reply to the most recent episode.

CNNMoney (New York) First printed February 5, 2017: 12:38 PM ET