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Leon West is a recurring character on all five seasons of Veep. He is portrayed by Brian Huskey.

Description Edit

Leon is a brutal political reporter. He often feuds with Mike McLintock by asking tough questions that could damage Selina's image.

Season 1 Edit

Leon first appears in Frozen Yoghurt, demanding Dan give him a story about Selina. He also appears in Baseball, revealing that Selina is "repugnant."

Season 2 Edit

Leon appears again in Andrew, resurfacing the nickname "Meyer the Liar."

Season 3 Edit

Leon appears in Alicia, covering Selina's announcement that she will be running for President.

Season 4 Edit

In Tehran, it is revealed that Leon has been detained in the city of Tehran. Selina flies there, but delays his release one day as she is still on her successful Middle East peace tour. Leon discovers this and demands to do a story about it.

Season 5 Edit

Leon appears in C**Tgate, demanding to know who called the President the c-word, as revealed in a Politico story.

Season 6 Edit

In the final episode of season 6, while Selina is in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Leon is seen with the rest of the team, seemingly taking Mike's job as Communications Director.

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