Trevor Noah hosts the White House Correspondents Dinner
Trevor Noah headlined the first White House Correspondents’ Dinner in six years on Saturday night with a set that elicited some groans and many chapters from the packed room. Noah, moving at a rapid clip through his 25-minute-remarks, opened by calling C-SPAN’s hottest night “the nation’s most distinguished superspreader event.” He went on to take aim at, among others, Kyrsten Sinema, Ron DeSantis, Meghan McCain, the New York Times and Maggie Haberman, as well as Laura Ingraham, of whom he noted: “What can you say about her that hasn’t already been said by the Anti-Defamation League?”
The set also included many impressions: the requisite Trump and Obama ones and some random ones. Although he did perfectly well with a complex gig, Noah didn’t land the night's biggest laugh. That honour went to POTUS for one unexpectedly pointed joke. “Everyone had to prove they are fully vaccinated and boosted,” Biden said during his remarks. “So, if you are at home watching this, and you are wondering how to do that, just contact your favourite Fox News reporter. They’re all here, vaccinated and boosted, all of them.”

Earlier in the night, we also got some pre-taped segments from James Corden, who led a White House press briefing, and Billy Eichner, who handed out awards to entertainment journalists (it would have been an honour to be nominated.) Watch Corden and Eichner’s bits below.