Apr 30, 2018

Trump declares Correspondents’ Dinner “DEAD as we know it”

Following a controversial Correspondents' Dinner performance by The Daily Show's Michelle Wolf that prompted criticism from Democrats and Republicans alike, the president tweeted Monday morning calling the dinner "a total disaster and an embarrassment."

Why it matters: Since the dinner, rumblings of a debate whether to end the dinner as we know it have spiraled around Washington, and Trump, who skipped the dinner for the second year in a row, could spearhead that fight.

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