The Trump administration has ordered officials to boycott the annual , scheduled to take place on Saturday, according to .
White House Cabinet Secretary Bill McGinley reportedly delivered the message to agency chiefs of staff on Tuesday, indicating the order came directly from President .
“The President and members of his administration will not attend the White House Correspondents Dinner this year,” The White House .
Trump, meanwhile, launched a tirade against the press on Tuesday morning in a series of tweets attacking The New York Times, CNN and what he called the “Fake News Media.”
I wonder if the New York Times will apologize to me a second time, as they did after the 2016