Over the years though, the annual dinner has managed to become an all-too-honest display of the too-cozy relationship between the members of the beltway journalistic community and the politicians they aim to cover every day.
President Trump bailed on the event for a campaign rally in Washington Township, Michigan. But, Sarah Huckabee Sanders was there to experience the full-thrust of the Michelle Wolf-roast, in which the comic took shots the WH press secretary. Some say Wolf's jabs were far too harsh, while others have come to Wolf's defense.
Jack & Joe talked about the event during Marshall's Phillips' newscast (special thanks to Positive Sean for the comedy assist).
Is is time for the organizers to kill the event?