No king for this Nerd Prom: Trump to skip WH Correspondents dinner

No king for this Nerd Prom: Trump to skip WH Correspondents dinner
Destroyer of worlds? (Image via outsidethebeltway.com)

[Ed. – Well.  Now they can all go ahead and go, and bash him up one side and down the other.  Any bets?]

Donald Trump will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on April 29. The president tweeted the news on Saturday.

“I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!” Trump tweeted.

Trump’s decision comes after CNN, The New York Times, Politico and several other major media outlets were blocked from attending a Friday White House press briefing.

Bloomberg also recently canceled their annual party in celebration of the dinner. The business outlet usually co-hosts the event with Conde Nast’s Vanity Fair, but the magazine pulled out earlier this month.

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