White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, one sees, at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington, USA, April 28, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein – HP1EE4U104CHW
After the debate of last year House Correspondents’ Dinner, Trump administration officials don’t Know to go back for seconds.
Fox News learned on Tuesday that White house staff not at the annual dinner, set to be held on Saturday.
An official announcement has not yet been made. In reaction to the news, Olivier Knox, President of the White House Correspondents’ Association, said in a statement: “We are looking forward to a joyful evening to celebrate the First amendment and the great journalists of the past, present, and future.”
President Trump said earlier this month that he would skip the prestigious event this year, to hold a rally in Green Bay, Wis.
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“The dinner is so boring and so negative that we said a very positive rally, hold up,” Trump.
Trump has not attended the dinner since he took office, but had offered, that he may appear to be, in this year, after the organization adjusted their plans and invited Pulitzer prize-speaking award-winning author Ron Chernow, instead of a comedian.
Comedian Michelle Wolf performs at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington, USA, April 28, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein – RC155E568A20
Comedian Michelle Wolf waves after her appearance at the event last year, where she spoke critically of the White house-and specifically, the press-Secretary Sarah Sanders, who participated as a representative of the trump administration.
“I actually really like Sarah. I think she is very resourceful,” Wolf said at the event last year. “Burning facts, and then uses the ashes for a perfect smoky eye. Maybe she’s born with it, maybe it is. It is probably is.”
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“I’m never really sure what to call Sarah Huckabee Sanders,” the comedian continued. “It is Sarah Sanders? It is Sarah Huckabee Sanders? It is cousin Huckabee? It is aunt Huckabee Sanders? Like what uncle Tom, but for white women, the let you down other white women?”
While Trump has not the dinner, attended as President, he has gone to in the past. He was famous for mocking President Barack Obama at the 2011 dinner.
Fox News’ John Roberts, and Kathleen Joyce contributed to this report.