Why Presidents Skip the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Like Trump, some past presidents have grumbled about the annual event and the demands of the press.

President Jimmy Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in 1977.
AP Photo/John Duricka
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