And unlike past year, when members of the Trump administration also skipped the dinner in solidarity with their boss, Trump "will actively encourage" executive branch folks to go, Talev said.
The announcement comes as President Trump slammed the press in a fiery interview on WABC Friday morning, saying it was "pretty unlikely" he would be attending the elite dinner. "They're like novelists. I call them novelists".
Trump became the first president since Ronald Reagan to skip the dinner previous year.
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The annual dinner celebrates the importance of the First Amendment and raises money for journalism scholarships.
The president's decision did not come as much of a surprise.
Since his campaign, he has ceaselessly blasted the "fake media" and "dishonest" reporters, singling out specific journalists and news outlets for criticism.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be attending the event and sitting at the head table.
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Trump suggested he will "probably" skip the feast, like he did a year ago, as he kept up his continued assault on what he sees as negative coverage of his tenure in the Oval Office.
The White House Correspondents Association dinner - established in 1921 - is held annually at a Washington hotel and features speeches from the sitting president and comedians who mock the president and the administration. The entirety of the White House staff also opted to boycott it that year.
The Trump administration is postponing until September a summit with Gulf Arab leaders that had been planned for this spring amid an ongoing dispute between Qatar and other United States allies in the region, according to five U.S. officials.
Presidents traditionally attend the dinner, which offers a standing invitation to the occupant of the White House.
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Susan Hoppe, tested the ankle during a television timeout and determined he could tough it out the rest of the night. In both games, the Bulldogs didn't give up a shot on goal once the opposition pulled its goaltender.
At that event, Mr Trump offered a series of good natured one-liners in his remarks. "That's why I accepted".