Sam Richardson from ‘VEEP’ on TV’s Hottest Political Sitcom / MAXIM


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It’s hard to hate a do-gooder who is charmingly oblivious. Take Richard Splett, played by Sam Richardson plays on HBO’s hit political cringe comedy hit Veep.Splett is an idealistic political lackey who’s extremely eager to please, yet somehow manages to constantly annoy everyone around him.

Richardson’s character first popped up in Veep Season 3, and by Season 4 he was promoted to series regular. He went from working at Meyer campaign headquarters in Iowa to landing a job as as assistant to Jonah (Timothy Simons), another comically inept White House staffer.

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