Sean Spicer tried to make an SNL joke and it was painfully awkward

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Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer, has a bit of a reputation for having a short fuse - especially when the press asks questions he might not like.

Actor Melissa McCarthy even ridiculed him for it on Saturday Night Live; where she charged at a reporter with the iconic White House podium



During a press briefing, instead of getting irritated by a reporter's question, Spicer simply said: 

Don't make me make the podium move


Okay, so we're got to give it to Spicer. It was kind of funny. 

But not as funny as McCarthy's sketch: 


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