Although White House host Trevor Noah is used to delivering political comedy every night on “The Daily Show,” President Joe Biden debuted with a surprisingly witty comedy set during the April 30 event in Washington DC. Biden made fun of journalists, Republicans, Rudy Giuliani and even himself, but he delivered some of his biggest laughs while frying Fox News.
“I know there are questions about whether we should gather here tonight because of COVID,” Biden said. “Well, we’re here to show the country that we’re getting through this pandemic. Plus, everyone should prove they’re fully vaccinated and boosted. So if you’re home and watching this and you’re wondering how to do it “Just contact your favorite Fox News reporter. They’re all here, vaccinated and boosted. Everyone.”
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Biden also took another dig and said, “Fox News, I’m really sorry your favorite candidate lost the last election. To make it up to you, I’m happy to give my Chief of Staff to you all, so he can tell Sean Hannity what to say every day, ”mocked Hannity’s sms bromance with Mark Meadows.
Noah also took pictures of the network, saying, “Funny fact: Sean Hannity and Ainsley Earhardt are actually dating now. I actually think it’s beautiful to see an office romance at Fox that does not end in a $ 20 million settlement,” referring to Gretchen Carlson’s $ 20 million settlement after suing Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes in 2016. Noah ended the joke with one more punch: “I’m sure wherever Roger Ailes is right now, he looks up and smiles . “
The event attracted a mix of politicians, journalists and celebrities, including a lively performance by Kim Kardashian and her boyfriend Pete Davidson. Drew Barrymore, Martha Stewart and Michael Keaton were also among the eclectic group of guests.
See the whole event below:
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