Trump says he will not attend White Home Correspondents Dinner

President Trump will not attend this year's White Residence Correspondents Dinner, he announced on twitter Saturday. "Please want absolutely everyone well and have a fantastic evening!" the commander-in-chief added. The dinner, sponsored by the White Property...

Trump says he will not attend White Home Correspondents Dinner

President Trump will not attend this year's White Residence Correspondents Dinner, he announced on twitter Saturday. "Please want absolutely everyone well and have a fantastic evening!" the commander-in-chief added. The dinner, sponsored by the White Property...

25 February 2017 Saturday 18:00
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Trump says he will not attend White Home Correspondents Dinner

President Trump will not attend this year's White Residence Correspondents Dinner, he announced on twitter Saturday.

"Please want absolutely everyone well and have a fantastic evening!" the commander-in-chief added.

The dinner, sponsored by the White Property Correspondents Association and attended by a mix of A-list celebrities and Washington media, frequently incorporates a comedian roast, plus a humorous address by the president.

Trump has been skewered in years past.

At his final correspondents dinner, in Could 2016, Obama took aim at then-candidate Trump, saying: "I'm a little hurt that he's not here tonight. It's surprising. You got a space complete of reporters, celebrities, cameras, and he says no."

"I hope you all are proud of yourselves. The guy wanted to give his hotel business enterprise a increase and now we're praying that Cleveland tends to make it by way of July," Obama added, in reference to the web-site of the Republican National Convention final summer.

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