The Hill is reporting CNN is considering backing out of President Trump’s White House correspondents’ dinner.
CNN might skip the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in April, according to BuzzFeed News. Two sources familiar with the matter told BuzzFeed the network is still “discussing internally” if staffers will be sent to the April 29 event at the Washington Hilton. “We haven’t made a decision,” Matt Dornic, CNN’s vice president of communications, told The Hill on Friday. MSNBC has also not decided whether to attend the event, a source familiar with the situation told The Hill. In recent years, CNN has covered the event extensively, with reporters on the red carpet interviewing the celebrities and media stars in attendance. CNN anchors Don Lemon, Wolf Blitzer and Jake Tapper, among others, were on hand for last year’s event with former President Obama. But CNN has been feuding with President Trump, who has repeatedly blasted the network’s coverage of his administration as “fake news.”
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