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Trump to Skip Swamp-Fest WHCA Dinner For Second Year in a Row

Most presidents make sure to attend the White House Correspondent's Dinner to hobnob in black-tie attire with Hollywood and Washington elites. Not this one.

By NTK Staff | 04.06.2018 @1:00pm
Trump to Skip Swamp-Fest WHCA Dinner For Second Year in a Row

President Trump informed the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) that he would once again skip their dinner, an event that has annually personified the “swamp” culture of Hollywood and Washington elites.

In a statement to the WHCA, the White House said that members of the executive branch, and Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, would attend the dinner. But the president would not spend the night rubbing elbows with the establishment.

Trump did not attend the dinner last year either, where comedian Hasan Minhaj, the headliner, roasted the president. The journalists present laughed at the absent president’s expense.

Anti-Trump comedian Samantha Bee held an even more unhinged dinner to attack the president.

Instead of standing in as the establishment’s hated punching bag, Trump went to Pennsylvania to visit the “forgotten men and women” who delivered him an electoral victory in 2016. It remains to be seen if he will hold a similar rally this year.

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