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Obama pokes fun at himself and opponents at "nerd prom"

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 01:38

Laughter ensues as President Obama presents countless jokes during his anticipated speech at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) President Barack Obama poked fun at himself and his political rivals on Saturday night (April 25), at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington, DC. The black-tie dinner, informally billed as the "nerd prom," is the biggest social event of the year for Washington media and gives presidents a chance to show a lighter side. "I have something that rhymes with Bucket List.... Take executive action on immigration? Bucket," the president joked. But the president poked fun at himself too, by acknowledging his aging process. "I look so old, John Boehner's already invited Netanyahu to speak at my funeral," Obama said to a crowd full of laughter. The so-called "Nerd Prom" was hosted by Cecily Strong, a cast member of "Saturday Night Live" and brought journalists, politicians and celebrities together in the same room such as actress Gabourey Sidibe, reality star Brody Jenner, actress Kerry Washington and real estate mogul Donald Trump.

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Obama pokes fun at himself and opponents at "nerd prom"

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 01:38