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