President Obama’s final chance to zing Washington
President Barack Obama will get one more chance Saturday to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself as he attends his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
The dinner comes amid a fierce presidential campaign that should provide Obama and this year’s entertainer, Larry Wilmore, plenty of material.
Donald Trump, a regular in recent years, isn’t expected to attend, though several Hollywood stars and government officials are.
Obama has described the dinner as Washington celebrating itself. Others call it the nerd prom.
Wilmore also likes to make fun of Washington. He is best known for appearances as the "senior black correspondent" on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He is now host of "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore."
Proceeds from the dinner go toward journalism scholarships and awards.