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RNC Spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany on Michelle Wolf: ‘I Saw Hatred on That Stage’

Republican National Committee spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany discussed the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner with Deputy Political Editor Amanda House on Breitbart News Daily on Sirius XM on Monday. She expressed her outrage over Daily Show comedian Michelle Wolf’s vulgar attacks on her friend, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 28: Sarah Huckabee Sanders attends the 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner (WHCD) at Washington Hilton on April 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Fallout: The Hill Drops Out of White House Correspondents’ Dinner

James Finkelstein, chairman of the news outlet the Hill, announced in a letter to Steven Thomma, executive director of the White House Correspondents’ Association, that the Hill will no longer participate in the annual White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) dinner.

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Donald Trump Will Rally in Michigan During White House Correspondents’ Dinner

“While the fake news media will be celebrating themselves with the denizens of Washington society in the swamp that evening, President Trump will be in a completely different Washington, celebrating our national economic revival with patriotic Americans,” said Trump campaign COO Michael Glassner in an email to supporters.

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Gavin: WHCD An ‘Orgy of Self-Celebration’

Journalist Patrick Gavin, who is director of “Nerd Prom: Inside Washington’s Wildest Week,” a film about the White House Correspondents Association Dinner, dubbed the event a “huge, sort of, orgy of self-celebration” during CNN’s special coverage of the event. Gavin

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Blitzer, Harf: We’re Happy We’re Hanging Out With Jane Fonda

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and State Department Acting Spokesperson Marie Harf lavished praise on Jane Fonda, while Blitzer also expressed his joy to be hanging out with Harf in an interview broadcast during CNN’s coverage of Saturday’s White House Correspondents Association Dinner.

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Filmmaker: White House Correspondents Dinner Increasingly ‘Out of Touch’

A new film by former Politico journalist Patrick Gavin is challenging the culture surrounding what has become DC’s most self-absorbed annual event, the White House Correspondents Association dinner. His assessment: things started to go south around the same time Hollywood began using the event as an excuse for a four-day party.

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Watch: Bonus ‘Nerd Prom’ Footage of Andrew Breitbart at 2010 WHCD

In this bonus footage of “Inside Washington’s Wildest Week,” provided by Patrick Gavin, a former Politico reporter turned documentary filmmaker, Andrew Breitbart is shown before the 2010 White House Correspondents’ Association’s annual dinner discussing what he looks forward to the