U.S. President Donald Trump mocks members of the media attending the White House Correspondents' Association dinner back in Washington, D.C. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday (April 29) mocked, during a rally in Pennsylvania, members of the media attending the White House Correspondents' Association dinner back in Washington, D.C. "A large group of Hollywood actors and Washington media are consoling each other in a hotel ballroom in our nation's capital right now," Trump said. "They are gathered together for the White House Correspondents' dinner without the president and I could not possibly be more thrilled to be more than 100 miles away from Washington swamp, spending my evening with all of you and a much, much larger crowd and much better people." The 45th president opted to skip the annual dinner and instead is holding a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. On the campaign trail and in the White House, Trump has had a strained relationship with the press, calling journalists "the enemy of the people" and frequently criticizing outlets and individual reporters whose coverage he does not like. The Washington event typically draws movie stars, politicians and business leaders to hear a humorous speech by the sitting president.