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With Trump in attendance, Obama turns up heat

With Trump in attendance, Obama turns up heat

By BRADLEY KLAPPER
The Associated Press

Published Apr 30, 2011 11:29PM MDT

Washington • President Barack Obama exacted his revenge Saturday after weeks of attacks from his would-be Republican challenger Donald Trump, joking that the billionaire businessman could bring change to the White House, transforming it from a stately mansion into a tacky casino with a whirlpool in the garden.
With Trump in attendance, Obama used the White House Correspondents’ Association annual dinner to mock the reality TV star’s presidential ambitions. The president said Trump has shown the ...

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