The annual White House Correspondents' Dinner traditionally celebrates the relationship between the presidency and the press with good humour.

Just one awkward problem: President Donald 'FAKE NEWS' Trump boycotted this year's event.

It could be because he has been consistently, violently and unconstitutionally attacking the media since he first 'won' the election.

Or it could be because of this:

So it was inevitable that Trump would come in for some roasting at the dinner.

Daily Show comedian Hasan Minhaj began: "We have to address the elephant not in the room."

The leader of our country is not here. But that's because he's in Moscow.

This just paved the way for some seriously shady comedy gold.

Here are six of the young comedian's best lines from the dinner...

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