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Correspondents' dinner lacks glitter without Trump

Correspondents' dinner lacks glitter without Trump

President Donald Trump spent his 100th day in office not at the annual black-tie dinner that some say launched his bid for the White House, but with some of the people who sent him there.

Opting to skip the traditional roast and banter with the group he has labeled the "Opposition Party", President Trump held a rally two-hours away in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

The evening included humor aimed at the media and at Trump. On Saturday, April 29, Minhaj will host the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington while Bee will be hosting the "Not the White House Correspondents Dinner" in Washington.

President Donald Trump on Saturday skipped the White House Correspondents' Dinner to mark his 100th day in office doing what got him there: taking his populist message directly to an adoring audience, this one in Pennsylvania, the state he credits with delivering his surprise electoral college win in November. "And they're sitting [in Washington] and they're watching and they would love to be with us right here tonight but they're trapped at a dinner which will be very very boring". "I've never stood in front of a crowd this big in my life", she said.

"I was looking for somebody who is amusing and who is entertaining - because I want the dinner to be entertaining - but who can also speak to the message that the whole dinner is going to speak to. the importance of a free press", Mason said earlier this month on MSNBC. "Undermining that by seeking to delegitimise journalists is unsafe to a healthy republic", he said to a standing ovation. The event has become a way to relieve tension between with president and the press by having a nice dinner, a few drinks, and roasting each other. "Free speech is the foundation of an open and liberal democracy from college campuses to the White House". Hasan Minhaj, a first-generation Muslim Indian-American comedian, whose parents belong from the town of Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh brutally mocked the US President.

Award-winning actress Allison Janney reprised her role as The West Wing's press secretary CJ Cregg on Saturday night for a stunning rebuke of the fake news websites who are populating the current White House press room.

There were segments dedicated to the science of facts, CNN, a "gone too late" tribute to former Fox News figures Bill O'Reilly and Roger Ailes, and a piece that gave glimpses of an alternate reality in which Hillary Clinton won the presidency.

The dinner attracted national attention for attracting A-list celebrities, but the original objective has been to raise money for journalism scholarships. Woodward said: "The effort today to get this best obtainable version of the truth is largely made in good faith".

Speaking to the absent Trump, he said, "Mr. President, the media is not fake news". "I think she's loud and inappropriate in a time when we desperately need that". "The last time was Ronald Reagan in 1981 when he was recovering from an assassination attempt", Mason began.

President Trump and his fellow Republicans found out that there were at least three and maybe even four key parts of Obamacare that even they did not want to repeal. The president refused to let journalists lob verbal tomatoes at him, so instead visited a rally in Pennsylvania to promote his ambitious agenda of getting more Americans to wear bright red hats.

Trump, who had no government or military experience before he ran for president, acknowledged this week that running the government is tougher than he expected.

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