Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges

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Good job, ladies: "because of you, we couldn't hang out with Mike Pence".

And in Washington, comedian Hasan Minhaj, who delivered the big speech of the night at the correspondents' dinner, played right into Trump's hands with a searing excoriation of the President's first 100 days.

Attendees stood in a line that weaved throughout the parking lot to see the president speak. Trump has publicly talked about his older brother Fred's struggle with alcoholism and how it ultimately killed him when he was 42 years old.

But no matter where he was, the spotlight was on Trump on Saturday since the day also marked a significant milestone in the career of a president.

Trump's re-election campaign said the president will tout his accomplishments since taking office at the rally, which will be held in an arena that can hold up to 10,000 people. "We are going to make America wonderful again".

"During his first 100 days, Trump has spent more days on the golf course than he has spent protecting American workers", Goen added.

Trump's 100th day events were set in a politically important state that he won with 48% of the vote. But "we always lean in the direction of amusing", she said.

"I love the people of this state", Trump said.

"To protect our jobs and economic freedom I immediately withdrew the United States from the frightful, disastrous, would have been another NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) but worse Trans-Pacific Partnership", Mr Trump said. "It's special and it carried us to a big, lovely victory on November 8".

This was a protest against Trump's policies, but also because there was a different event called Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner, hosted by comedian Samantha Bee.


"I could not possibly be more thrilled than to be more than 100 miles away from the Washington swamp, spending my evening with all of you", he told the crowd.

This weekend, an annual tradition took place in Washington, D.C. - the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

"Media outlets like CNN and MSNBC are fake news", the president told the crowd in Pennsylvania.

But despite Trump's claim to be keeping his promises, he has failed to start construction on the wall he plans along the US-Mexico border - or to get Mexico to pay for it.

Throughout Trump's speech, law enforcement officers removed several attendees from the arena, many for what appeared to be disruptive behavior.

"We are not fake news, we are not failing news organizations and we are not the enemy of the American people", said White House Correspondents' Association President Jeff Mason.

Much of the rally was reminiscent of Trump's campaign events. "You know Donald Trump doesn't drink, right?" When asked by ET how many angry Trump tweets would make the night a success, she laughed and said: "That's a great question".

While Trump's raucous rally was straight out of his campaign playbook, he also did something he rarely does - call out USA congressmen from Pennsylvania who were in attendance by name.

Banzandt said President Trump is doing a "fabulous job" and is pleased with "telling the world that we're back by our military actions".

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