Sunday Reading: Jokes from the White House

Obama at the White House Correspondence Dinner, makes fun of Donald Trump.

2012: GOP Establishment wants Mitch Daniels and others to enter the race, thanks to unimpressive field. [Jeff Zeleny and Jim Rutenberg]

White House Correspondence Dinner: Full video of Obama and Seth Meyers. [C-SPAN]

Trump Jokes: There’s a lot of them; Eliot Spitzer in attendance too. [Rich Schapiro]

Trump Jokes: After birther issue, “he can finally get back to focusing on the issues that matter, like: Did we fake the moon landing? What really happened in Roswell? And where are Biggie and Tupac?” said Obama. [Tim Perone]

Trump Jokes: “[A]lmost painful to watch, the juxtaposition of the president, flexing his new post-birther comedy chops, and the real estate mogul-cum-politician, grimacing at his table.” [Helen Cooper]

WHCD Pics: Bloomberg points a finger at Rupert Murdoch. [Vanity Fair]

WHDC Pics: Colin Powell kisses Madeleine Albright. [The Caucus]

WHCD Pics: Wolfson hangs with Cee Lo Green. [Howard Wolfson]

WHCD Pics: Weiner chats with Steve Buscemi. [Vanity Fair]

Trump: After bumping into him, Joyce Purnick’s mother warned her, “Stay away from that snot-nosed kid.” [Joyce Purnick]

Cuomo Hides: Keeping a low profile and is just working. [Michael Goodwin]

Cuomo Campaigns: raised money in Soho from prominent LGBT supporters; April 13 fund-raiser at Howard Rubenstein’s house. April 15 fund-raiser meeting at Regency. [Adam Lisberg]

Bloomberg Speeches: Goes to Oklahoma May 21 for Oklahoma Foundation. [NewsOK.com]

Michael Grimm: Says he made peace with Tea Party. [Tom Wrobleski]

NY26: Jack Davis pulling 23 percent. [Robert McCarthy]

Property Tax Cap: Cuomo tells reporters “I’m trying, I’m trying” to get it passed. [Brian Amaral]

State Senate: 303 staffers cut since Republican took over. [Joseph Spector]

Alan Hevesi: Says Hank Morris is an enemy. [Ken Lovett]

NYPD: Cop pulled over car carrying Dennis Walcott; no ticket given. [WABC]

NYPD Escort: The dry cleaner who connected P. Diddy with cop escort. Maureen Callahan]

Ticket Fixing: Cops pressured by union delegates. [Sean Gardiner]

Taxi Politics: Fare hike in exchange for permitting street hails for livery cabs. [David Seifman]

Food NYC: Coca-Cola opposes Bloomberg’s push to ban food stamps from buying sugary drinks. [Noel Brinkerhoff and David Wallechinksy]

Charter School: New Geoffrey Canada project aims to educate students and the neighborhood. [Susan Edelman]

Buffalo: Federal government wants $700 million in misspent anti-poverty funding. [James Heaney]

St. Vincent’s Hospital: Rally for one year anniversary of its closing. [astoria25]

And Michael Daly pays tribute to Hope Reichbach.

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