Letter: Skipping the White House Correspondents’ dinner shows Trump’s cowardice

(Pablo Martinez Monsivais | The Associated Press) President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One during his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Saturday, April 28, 2018. Trump traveled to Michigan to speak at a rally on the same night as the White House Correspondents' dinner, the second straight year he skipped the event with the White House Press Corps.

So, for the second year in a row, President Donald Trump skipped the White House Correspondents’ dinner, preferring to criticize journalists and others during a rally near Detroit. He knows “they” like him there, and that is where he feels safe. That just goes to show that Trump is a coward.

He can dish it out, but cannot take it.

And now he is waiting for the Nobel Peace Prize? He will be the first one to nominate him. If only. …

Luana Chapman, Holladay

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