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In another media snub, Trump won't attend Saturday's Gridiron dinner

Mar 1, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Another Washington social tradition is getting the cold shoulder from President Trump: He won't be attending Saturday night's Gridiron dinner, an annual rite in which the club's members - 65 of Washington's elite journalists - perform goofy musical numbers and break bread in white-tie attire, according to people familiar with the dinner.

The president doesn't attend every year. President Obama skipped the rubber chicken in his first year in office and attended three times as president. But

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