President Donald Trump was absent from Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, but that didn’t stop headliner Hasan Minhaj from roasting Trump in his speech.
A “Daily Show” correspondent since 2014 and a comedian, Minhaj grew up in Davis and majored in political science at UC Davis.
A Variety article called Minhaj’s monologue “brutal and biting.” The speech aired live on C-SPAN and was also followed closely on the internet, where Twitter users weighed in on his jokes and commentary. Many, but not all, praised Minhaj.
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