Every year, the seriousness of politics in Washington, DC turns for a few hours into silliness and comedy. This tradition, begun in 1920 by the White House Correspondents’ Association, has since turned into an annual extravaganza where the Beltway elite gather for a little self-deprecating humor and light-hearted relief.
This year featured Jimmy Kimmel with the customary opening by the President. The video, posted on C-SPAN’s YouTube page, is embedded below.
If you would like to see last year’s speeches, they are also still available.