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This is a following list of characters on the Comedy Central sketch comedy show The President Show.

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     Donald Trump 
The 45th (and supposedly final) President of the United States: Donald Trump.
  • 0% Approval Rating: Everywhere he goes, there are people who dislike and protest against him. Just check out the "Tax Day" sketch. Even some of his own supporters don't think he's a great/intellectual person such as the gun rights supporters who only voted for Trump to keep their guns.
  • Attention Whore: He gets easily jealous of a mall Santa getting all of the children's attention, prompting him to boot out the original Santa and fill in his shoes.
  • Big Eater: He just loves eating (mostly unhealthy comfort foods) up to the point he's overweight. He likes pizza, burgers, fried chicken, burritos, Coke, ice cream, sub sandwiches, pretzels, popcorn, and cinnamon rolls.
    • In addition, Donald Trump in real life posted photos of him happily enjoying Pizza Hut, McDonald's and Kentucky Fried Chicken.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "I'm the president! Can you believe it? Let's roll!"
    • He also tends to call a lot of people "Fake!" such as fake news and fake children at the mall.
    • "Jesus, Mike!"
    • "Excuse me!"
  • Comfort Food: Is frequently seen eating so at his desk.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: But he's not even the worst one on the show, Steve Bannon is a bigger one.
  • The Ditz: He's horribly incompetent as a president, not to mention he has a crucial misunderstanding of U.S. history and government such as mistakenly claiming Andrew Jackson was the U.S. president during the Civil War (rather than Abraham Lincoln) and mixing up JFK with JK Rowling.
  • Fat Bastard
  • Fat Idiot
  • Insane Troll Logic: Almost nothing he says makes sense or is true such as accusing CNN, NBC and ABC as fake news or hate groups or liars, 75% of white Americans are unemployed, claiming he's a victim of the Charlottesville riots.
  • It's All About Me: He's always boasting about himself. The sketch "Good Samaritan, Great American" has him saying "Me" non-stop until Mike is able to turn that off with a remote control.
  • Jerkass: He's a bully, and uses his presidential powers to become an even bigger bully.
  • Large Ham: Combined with Manchild and No Indoor Voice.
  • Rich in Dollars, Poor in Sense
  • The Slacker: He spends a lot of time on Twitter, playing golf and watching TV even as President. From a physical standpoint, Trump doesn't exercise either and he remains fat (probably even gaining weight) with all that junk food he consumes. Pence tries to pressure him to exercise a little more.
  • Spoiled Brat: He calls the White House "a real dump" even though most of his own supporters can't afford to live anywhere as lavish and expensive as the White House.
  • Stay in the Kitchen: Thinks women shouldn't be free outside on weekends because it's laundry time.
  • Villain Protagonist: He's remarkably shallow and shady, yet he's the protagonist of the show.

     Mike Pence 
The Vice President of the United States under Donald Trump's administration. While most of his on-screen presence has him suffering from Trump's cruel tyranny and incompetence, he's proven he's not a nicer guy than Trump either.
  • Beleaguered Assistant
  • Butt-Monkey: Is always getting tormented and taken advantage of by Trump.
  • Dragon with an Agenda / The Starscream: Pence is always looking forward to Trump's impeachment so that he can take over as the 46th president. This could explain why Pence always puts up with Trump's abuse.
  • The Fundamentalist: He's always pushing his right-wing Christian agenda upon other people. In the "Deck the Malls" sketch while playing one of Santa's elves, he tries to convert a child to Christianity. This of course serves as a Take That! to Christian adults who tend to force children to attend church and accept religion.
  • Heteronormative Crusader: He presses for conversion therapy for homosexuals, something even Trump wouldn't do. This is the premise of the sketch "Make America Straight Again".
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Getting treated like Trump's toilet paper might as well be very deserving to Mike because of his right-wing agenda to push homophobia and Christianity upon the population.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Trump's red.
  • Straight Man: To Trump.
  • Vice-President Who?: Apparently all you can do when you're Trump's Vice President is say Yes to him all the time.
  • Yes-Man

Recurring Characters

     Donald Trump Jr. 
Trump's eldest son.

     Ivanka Trump 
Trump's daughter who finally appeared in "A President Show Documentary: The Fall of Donald Trump".
  • He Who Fights Monsters: She says sexual harassment is wrong, but she defends her father who is guilty of doing so.
  • Nepotism: She represents this by being made (and accepting the position of) Advisor to the President just because she's the President's daughter.

     Steve Bannon 
Trump's former Chief Strategist.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: He is not mentally sane and even tried to perform fellatio on himself as Scaramucci claimed.
  • Conspiracy Theorist: He claims that the U.S. government is infested with witches, a great holy race war is upcoming when the Knights of the Brazen Serpent will cast down the sons of Osiris and and resurrect the exalted Atlantean order to rule for all time as albino pelican people.
  • Fat Bastard: Scaramucci calls him this.
  • Fat Idiot: He's not too bright.
  • Suddenly SHOUTING!: When he escalates in giving out his conspiracy theories.
  • You Are Fat: He keeps saying this to Pence.
    Pence: I am not fat!
    Trump: Mike, we're all fat. Especially you.

     Anthony Scaramucci 
Trump's former Director of Communications. He's been living inside Trump's couch to hide from General Kelly.
  • Bi the Way: He seems to be gay or bisexual given that he and his wife split right towards the end of his wife's pregnancy and he made out with Trump before getting pulled out by General Kelly.
  • Real Life Writes the Plot: In real life, Scaramucci stated that Steve Bannon sucks his own penis, and he was ultimately fired for distasteful language. On the show, after finally getting spotted by Kelly and while being taken away, he points out that Bannon is trying to do so.
  • Saying Too Much: During the Charades sketch, he won't stop talking when he has to act it out.
  • Wham Line: When Trump states that a father will do anything to protect his child, Mooch replies "That's why I skipped my son's birth".

     General John Kelly 
The current White House Chief of Staff who is hunting down Scaramucci. He's depicted as a giant.
  • Arch-Enemy: He is this to Scaramucci.
  • Rent-a-Zilla: He's possibly the size of Godzilla.
  • Rule of Scary: It's ironic how Trump is scared of Kelly even though he has higher power and rank than Kelly does - but it could be that Kelly is physically intimidating to Trump regardless of how much political power Trump has over Kelly.
  • The Unintelligible: He only speaks in "Blah-blah"s to which Trump replied "Good grief!"
  • The Un-Reveal: As a giant, only his enormous hand has been shown on-screen pulling away Scaramucci.

     Bernie Sanders 
A major and beloved Democratic presidential candidate who stresses over wealth inequality. Also he came the closest to beating Hillary for the Democratic nomination.
  • 100% Adoration Rating: He's practically surrounded by cheering fans all screaming his name in joy.
  • Broken Record: "One percent of the one percent of the one percent of the one percent...."
  • Catchphrase: "Counterpoint!"
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Bernie Sanders campaigned as the Democrat (blue) nominee while Trump became the Republican (red) nominee. Also, Bernie is mostly calm and tranquil while Trump is highly excited and energetic.

     Robert Mueller 
The head of the FBI's investigation into Trump's ties with Russia and Putin's interference in the 2016 election. He constantly schemes to incarcerate Trump.

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