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Trump slams White House Correspondents' Association

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 May 2018 12:00 AM GMT

Washington, April 30: US President Donald Trump has slammed the White House Correspondents’ Association and called the annual dinner “an embarrassment”, the media reported. Trump’s remarks came on Sunday night 24 hours after comedian Michelle Wolf ripped into the President and his aides including White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during the dinner on Saturday night which was televised live, reports CNN. “The White House Correspondents’ Dinner was a failure last year, but this year was an embarrassment to everyone associated with it,” he teeted. “Put Dinner to rest, or start over!”

Trump’s didn’t call out Wolf by name in his tweet, he only said “the filthy ‘comedian’ totally bombed”. He added that “she couldn’t even deliver her lines — much like the Seth Meyers weak performance.” For the second year in a row, Trump did not attend the dinner. On Saturday, he was at a campaign rally in Michigan. On Sunday night, the association issued a statement expressing regret about Wolf’s performance. (IANS)

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