It’s going to be a Correspondents Dinner of a different sort this year, as Trump isn’t going, and everyone involved has vowed not to pull any punches.
Don’t let the statement that the president is busy at a rally fool you: he said he’s not going long before the rally was planned. The truth is, he’s not very good at being roasted – watch him sit stone-faced and incredibly cringey at Obama’s Correspondents Dinner in 2011:
Where to watch it?
The 2017 Correspondents Dinner will be live-streamed on CSPAN’s YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVRQ9Dlh6X8
It’s also on WaPo’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/videos/10155050625992293
They’re all starting right now! (Saturday, 4/29/2017)