“President Joe Biden took a dig at his predecessor Saturday at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, while also joking about the press, the GOP and the continued existence of the event altogether.
“”I’m really excited to be here tonight with the only group of Americans with a lower approval rating than I have,” Biden said during his initial comments.
“”We had a horrible plague followed by two years of Covid,” he said. “Just imagine if my predecessor came to this dinner this year, now that would really have been a real coup if that occurred.”
“The event marked Biden’s first appearance at the widely attended Washington event since taking office. As the first President to address the dinner’s attendees in six years, he stressed his support for democracy and the free press.”
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