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Trump loomed large over the Emmys

Sean Spicer appears at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Photo: Phil McCarten / Invision for the Television Academy via AP

Sean Spicer wheeled onstage at last night's Emmys behind an SNL mobile podium: "This will be the largest audience to witness the Emmys, period — both in person and around the world."

Jon Favreau of Pod Save America tweets: "Harvard fellowships, Emmy appearances, huge speaking fees: there's just gonna be no penalty for working in Trump's White House, huh?"

"Politics Win Big: TV shows reflecting current events are lauded during the ceremony, and stars onstage get in digs at Trump," by L.A. Times TV Critic Lorraine Ali: