Unfortunately, the entertainer's monologue was not in the spirit of the mission.
Earlier in Sunday, President Trump who has been avoiding attending the White House dinner since two years called the dinner to be a disaster while seeming to have taken a sly dig at Wolf's performance.
The WHCA statement echoes President Donald Trump's criticism of the event, which he didn't attend and instead held a rally in MI, calling it "a very big, boring burst". Trump, who held a rally in MI at the same time as the dinner, asked aides for an update soon after leaving the stage. She then went on to work on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah in the capacity of a writer.
U.S. comedienne and writer Michelle Wolf recently invited quite the Twitter hostility after she cracked a joke on White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.
Trump tweeted Monday morning that the White House Correspondents' Dinner is "DEAD".
The press can complain about Trump, and I believe he goes too far in his attacks.
American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp tweeted he and his wife Mercedes Schlapp, director of strategic communications at the White House, walked out of the dinner.
"If the #WHCD dinner did anything tonight, it made the chasm between journalists and those who don't trust us, even wider. I knew what I was doing going in", Wolf said of the criticism.
And I know as much as some of you might want me to, it's 2018 and I am a woman, so you can not shut me up - unless you have Michael Cohen wire me $130,000.
"I actually really like Sarah. I thought Michelle did a great job". And there was comedian Kathy Griffin, who a year ago posted a controversial video of herself holding what appeared to be Trump's bloody head; she later apologized. Many were in the audience on Saturday night, however, including counsellor Kellyanne Conway, herself a target of Wolf, and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.
Sanders was essentially there in Trump's place, seated at the head table by the podium.
Comedian Michelle Wolf is on tap to deliver what's traditionally been a roast of the administration and the press.
"We don't censor it". But, even with all the drama, Wolf explained to NPR that she has no regrets whatsoever.
As he did previous year, Mr. Trump flew to a Republican-friendly district to rally supporters in an attempt to counter the dinner.
In one Twitter exchange, ex-White House press secretary Sean Spicer described the dinner as "a disgrace", netting about 4,000 retweets.
It was one of many that ripped into Sanders, and the punchline of all these jokes shared a common idea - in Wolf's view, Sanders lies to the press. Others sat in stony silence. And the people who are whining about it are the same ones who call others "snowflakes" and make fun of their "safe spaces".
-"It is kinda insane that the Trump campaign was in contact with Russian Federation when the Hillary campaign wasn't even in contact with MI".
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