White House Correspondents Dinner News
Former White House speechwriter on working for Obama, joking about Trump and his new book
There is no one path that leads to a job as a presidential speechwriter. But for David Litt, the journey began as a young man growing up on New York City’s Upper West Side with aspirations for a career in comedy. “I did stand-up comedy at the school talent show and it didn’t go terribly,” Litt
Idina Menzel and Aaron Lohr are married
"Frozen" star Idina Menzel is married -- the actress and singer tweeted Monday that she wed actor Aaron Lohr over their weekend at their home. Menzel was escorted down the aisle by her father and her eight-year-old son, Walker, she added. "It was magical," Menzel said, calling Lohr "the love of my
Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors amid boycott threat; center is 'grateful'
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will skip the Kennedy Center Honors, one of the nation's highest-profile event honoring performing artists, after some awardees threatened to boycott a pre-ceremony reception at the White House. The White House announced Saturday that the Trumps
President Trump's campaign rally for June 1 in Iowa is postponed
A campaign rally with President Trump on June 1 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been postponed “due to an unforeseen change in President Trump’s schedule,” according to the Trump campaign team. “Stay tuned for information on a rescheduled date early next week. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience
The Note: The next 100 days
NOTABLES --ANALYSIS - ABC’S RICK KLEIN : The next hundred days is kicking off like the first 100 did – as a wild ride that showcases a presidential war with the fourth estate. For a president who has famously warred with media outlets throughout his time in office, few have gotten more out of such
What's new on Netflix, iTunes, Amazon Prime and Hulu for May 2017
It's a brand new month and you know what that means? Your favorite movie and TV shows are coming to streaming services -- Netflix, iTunes, Amazon Prime and Hulu. Along with movie classics such as "Forest Gump," " The Phantom of the Opera " and "Coming to America," there are also plenty of new
Will Ferrell returns as Bush for Samantha Bee's 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner'
The White House Correspondents' Dinner wasn't the only see-and-be-seen soiree in the nation's capital Saturday night. Samantha Bee , host of TBS's "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," hosted a correspondents' dinner counter-event earlier in the day: The appropriately-titled "Not the White House
Hasan Minhaj hammers Trump at Correspondents' Dinner : 'He can't take a joke'
" The Daily Show " comedian Hasan Minhaj hammered President Donald Trump and his administration at the White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday night, saying that the president, who skipped the event for a rally in Pennsylvania, "can't take a joke." "I think he's in Pennsylvania because he can't
'Mr. President, the media is not fake news,' Bob Woodward says at White House Correspondents' Dinner
The group that represents reporters and news organizations that cover the White House pushed back against attacks on the media Saturday night at its annual dinner to raise money for journalism scholarships and celebrate the First Amendment. Two notable speakers at the dinner were Bob Woodward and
Trump assails media, Obama, at 100-day rally while skipping Correspondents' Dinner
President Trump marked his 100th day in office with a campaign rally in Pennsylvania this evening, assailing one of his favorite targets from the electoral cycle, the media, as he skipped the White House Correspondents' Dinner . He also revisited many other themes from his campaign: building a