White House: Trump Admin Officials Will Skip Press Dinner

Many White House staffers and other administration officials, including some who attended in 2018, had previously accepted invitations to be there as guests of various news organizations.

  • Published 23 April 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The guest list for the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on Saturday will look a lot like it did in 2017: Neither President Donald Trump nor those who work for him plan to attend. Just four days before reporters and their guests were to gather at the event to celebrate journalism, the White House said Tuesday that administration officials are going to stay away. Trump himself had previously said he wouldn't… Read at AP News