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Why Trump loves to hate the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

President Trump won’t be going to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner this year. In fact, he’s banned officials from his administration from attending. Here’s why the black-tie dinner is causing so much controversy.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Trump to skip “boring” White House Correspondents’ Dinner for third year in a row
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-to-skip-boring-white-house-correspondents-dinner-for-third-year-in-a-row/

Instead of a comedian, White House Correspondents’ Association enlists author Ron Chernow as speaker
https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/19/media/ron-chernow-white-house-correspondents-dinner/index.html

Trump Gets Roasted After Declining Third White House Correspondents’ Dinner
https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2019/04/trump-white-house-correspondents-dinner

White House Correspondents Dinner organizers capitulate to Trump
https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/20/opinions/white-house-correspondents-dinner-opinion-litt/index.html

10 memorable lines from comedian Hasan Minhaj at the WHCA dinner
https://www.cnn.com/2017/04/30/politics/hasan-minhaj-correspondents-dinner/index.html

Michelle Wolf roasts Washington at White House Correspondents’ Dinner
https://www.cbsnews.com/media/white-house-correspondents-dinner-tonight-host-michelle-wolf-live-updates-today-2018-04-28/

In Dueling Events, Samantha Bee and Hasan Minhaj Target Trump, Fox News and CNN

Trump Will Be First President In 36 Years To Skip White House Correspondents’ Dinner
https://www.npr.org/2017/02/25/517257273/trump-will-be-first-president-in-36-years-to-skip-white-house-correspondents-din

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