Colin Jost Roasts Trump On Trial At White House Correspondents’ Dinner

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Colin Jost, the featured entertainer at this yr’s White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, went all in on Donald Trump and his authorized troubles, obtained in a couple of zingers about Joe Biden’s age and completed his gig by telling an extended story of how the president is a “decent” man.

Some of Jost’s jokes didn’t land within the room, however he did effectively when he framed the 2024 election race.

“Let me see if I can summarize where this race stands at this moment,” Jost mentioned. “The Republican candidate for president owe s half a billion in fines for bank fraud and is currently spending his days farting himself awake during a porn star hush money trial and the race is tied?!”

“The race is tied. Nothing makes sense anymore. The candidate who is a New York City playboy took abortion rights away, and the guy who is trying to give your abortion rights back is an 80-year-old Catholic. How does that make sense?”

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He went on, “By the way, President Biden — isn’t it crazy that he’s only our second Catholic president? And what’s even crazier is that in just a few short months, we will have our third in RFK Jr.”

Biden smiled and clapped.

Jost added, “I’m kidding. Like his vaccine card said, he doesn’t have a shot.”

Biden additionally laughed when Jost made a reference to an embarrassing incident on the White House final yr.

“The last time I was in DC I left my cocaine at the White House. Luckily, the president was able to put it to good use for his State of the Union,” Jost mentioned.

Like the president, Jost completed his remarks on a critical tone, speaking about decency and the way Biden mirrored that.

“My grandpa voted for decency, and decency is why we’re all here tonight,” he mentioned. “Decency is how we’re able to be here tonight. Decency is how we’re able to make jokes about each other and one of us doesn’t go to prison afterwards. We go to the Newsmax after party.”

More to return.

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