Ignoring numerous self-deprecating remarks about his administration, they seem particularly hysterical about Trump's joke that Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) should take an IQ test.
On Sunday, Trump reviewed his performance and was pleased with how he handled himself.
Melania Trump and POTUS at the 2018 Gridiron Dinner.
"Alec Baldwin, whose dying mediocre career was saved by his awful impersonation of me on SNL, now says playing me was agony", the president wrote, twenty minutes after deleting a similar tweet riddled with typos.
Trump's comedy turn comes after a week when his administration has been universally derided as "chaotic". "That guy leaked more than the Titanic". "It's actually been really exciting and invigorating 'cause you want new thoughts".
A cast member playing House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi turned to "I'm Against It", a song from the Marx Brothers film "Duck Soup", to explain her attitude toward Trump: "I don't know what Trump has to say/It makes no difference anyway/Whatever it is, we're against it/Even if our own side once professed it/We're against it".
In a nod to his penchant for over-the-top praise of his accomplishments, Trump said, "My staff was concerned that I couldn't do self-deprecating humor".
President Trump made an observation about the ruthless nature of politics. "It's not even close", Trump said while attending this year's Gridiron Dinner, jokingly adding that he was very excited to receive an invitation and thus gain the opportunity to "ruin" the event in person. I just won't. As far as the risk of dealing with a madman is concerned, that's his problem, not mine.
Security Lockdown at White House
The Secret Service also tweeted that pedestrian and vehicular traffic around the White House has been affected by the incident. President Donald Trump, who is at his resort in Florida, was informed about the shooting, according to news reports.
Vice-President Mike Pence: "I really am proud to call him the apprentice". Who's going to be the next to leave ― [aide] Steve Miller or Melania?
The president also quipped about VP Mike Pence allegedly asking every morning whether Trump had been impeached yet - an apparent reference to the vice president being next in line for the presidency if Trump's most ardent critics succeed in ejecting him from office.
President Donald Trump on Saturday night traded humorous jabs with a cabal of lawmakers, administration officials, media figures and military officers at the annual Gridiron Dinner in Washington.
CNN, which Trump supporters dubbed the "Clinton News Network" during 2016's election campaign, also came under fire. "And a lot of you cover things very squarely and there are few professions that i respect more".
He closed by saying: "I just want to say this, this is one of the best times I've had with the media - this might be the most fun I've had since watching your faces on Election Night". And he joked that he'd offered a ride to Jeff Sessions, but the attorney general had "recused himself".
For much of the night he was a good sport - laughing and applauding at times during the evening's entertainment. Active membership is limited to 65 Washington-based journalists.
Noting that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) regularly calls for his impeachment, Trump said, "And I say - and I get in trouble for this - 'she has to immediately take an IQ test, ' and people go insane". He's going to be president? Aides described Hicks as a calming influence on the often volatile Trump, a quality that will be missed after her departure.