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President Donald Trump Slams White House Correspondents' Dinner, Says He's 'Thrilled' Not to be There

President Donald Trump Slams White House Correspondents' Dinner, Says He's 'Thrilled' Not to be There

President Donald Trump is speaking out against tonight’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

While speaking at a rally in Pennsylvania celebrating his 100th day in office, the 70-year-old president slammed the event that happens to be going on at the same time in Washington DC.

“A large group of Hollywood actors and Washington media are consoling each other in a hotel ballroom in our nation’s capitol right now,” Trump said as the crowds booed. “They are gathered together for a White House Correspondents’ Dinner without the president.”

Trump continued: “I could not possibly be more thrilled to be more than 100 miles away from the Washington swamp … with much better people.”

Trump is the first president to skip out on a White House Correspondents’ Dinner since President Ronald Reagan in 1981 as he recovered from a gun shot wound.

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  • skye3245

    Does he realize that this is the one they made up…its not the real one(which he still said he’s not attending) He lame

  • I am Evelyn Salt

    It kills him that the Press and most of Washington can’t stand to even breathe the same air as him. They despise him.

  • Nova

    Man baby.

  • Phil the Donahue

    Moron. Impeach him already. Buffon. Disgrace. Idiot. Loser. Fugly. Dork. Blowhard. Dumbf*** manbaby imbecile sh** for brains.

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  • :)

    I would too….

  • Penny

    Impeach him and get rid of him asap before he starts a war with his big mouth and lies.

  • j b

    The city of Washington was really happy to not have Donald Trump in it yesterday as well.