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Should Trump attend the White House Correspondent’s Dinner

Trump should attend the Correspondents' Dinner

Trump shuold sit this one out

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President Donald Trump should attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner in April.  Since taking office, the president's relationship with the free press has been full of animosity. Attending the dinner, which is meant to show the president in a humble, self-deprecating manner, may be the perfect platform to cool tensions between Trump and the media, writes Alex Gladu in Bustle.com. Trump's attendance could remind Americans that he is likable and help boost his historically low approval ratings.

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It doesn't matter if President Donald Trump skips this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner.  The event, which has taken place for 103 years, will continue in its tradition of raising money for scholarships for jouranlists, whether Trump attends or not. According to Helena Andrews-Dyer in the Washington Post, Trump's absence may even benefit the event, as it has lost site of its true audience and has, instead, become too celebrity-driven and self-congratulatory.

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