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Comedian in Chief? See Obama’s zingers from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Saturday night was the White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event honoring Washington journalists for their work. But it's better known as the night when the Commander in Chief tries to become the Comedian in Chief. Here are some of the jokes from President Obama's speech.

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  • ALISON STEWART:

     Reporters, politicians and celebrities all gathered last night at the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, an event that honors Washington journalists for their work. But it’s become better known as the night when the Commander in Chief tries to become the Comedian in Chief.

    Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong hosted the event.

  • CECILY STRONG:

     Hillary’s campaign slogan is ‘It’s your time,’ which I assume is what she says into a mirror as she’s deadlifting 200 pounds.

    Rand Paul has announced that’s taking over the family’s Not Being President business. And yes that’s Rand, as in, he didn’t get elected, but at least he ran-d.

  • ALISON STEWART:

    And keeping with traditions, Strong made fun of presidential problems.

  • CECILY STRONG:

    And I bet that when the president walked in and saw all those bellhops, he though, finally some decent security.

  • ALISON STEWART:

    The president spared no one, including himself, with jokes on his executive actions to foreign relations.

  • PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:

    I look so old, John Boehner has already invited President Netanyahu to speak at my funeral.

    I still have to fix a broken immigration system, issue veto threats, negotiate with Iran, all while finding time to pray five times a day.

  • ALISON STEWART:

    The president came out swinging at Republicans.

  • PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:

     A few weeks ago, Dick Cheney says he thinks I’m the worst president of his lifetime, which is interesting, because I think Dick Cheney is the worst president of my lifetime.

  • ALISON STEWART:

    But he didn’t let Democrats off the hook.

  • PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:

     Today, thanks to Obamacare, you no longer have to worry about losing your insurance if you lose your job. You’re welcome, Senate Democrats.

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