Apr 11, 2017 - Politics & Policy

The WHCD will have an entertainer

Dan Hallman / AP

Hasan Minhaj, a senior correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, is this year's entertainer at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on April 29.

Why it matters: President Trump announced in February that he is skipping the event and news organizations — like the New Yorker, Bloomberg, Vanity Fair, TIME, and People — have canceled their WHCD parties, leading many to speculate whether there would be an entertainer or even that it might be canceled this year.

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