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Boston's St. Patrick's Day Breakfast All in Good Fun

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    Jokes Galore at Boston's Annual St. Patrick's Breakfast

    The breakfast, started over a century ago, has grown into an annual political roast.

    (Published Sunday, March 18, 2018)

    From cracks at President Donald Trump's lawsuits, to jokes about a video of Gov. Charlie Baker's holiday bar hop, Boston's St. Patrick's Day breakfast Sunday was a hoot to many.

    Rep. Stephen Lynch Delivers Opening Remarks at BreakfastRep. Stephen Lynch Delivers Opening Remarks at Breakfast

    Massachusetts Congressman Stephen Lynch delivers the opening remarks at the annual St. Patrick's Day breakfast.

    (Published Sunday, March 18, 2018)

    The breakfast, started over a century ago, has grown into an annual political roast. This year's event was held at the Ironworkers Local 7 union hall. It was co-hosted by Congressman Stephen Lynch and Boston city councilor Michael Flaherty, both Democrats.

    City Councilor Flaherty Delivers Remarks at Annual BreakfastCity Councilor Flaherty Delivers Remarks at Annual Breakfast

    Boston City Councilor Michael Flaherty delivers remarks at the annual St. Patrick's Day breakfast.

    (Published Sunday, March 18, 2018)

    Baker was a part of the fun when multiple politicians joked about his being spotted at a Boston bar Saturday night taking tequila shots with locals. He was one of many politicians at the breakfast, which also included Mayor Marty Walsh, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Congressman Michael Capuano, all Democrats.

    Walsh Pokes Fun at Gov. Charlie Baker's Approval RatingWalsh Pokes Fun at Gov. Charlie Baker's Approval Rating

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh poked fun at Gov. Charlie Baker's approval rating and President Donald Trump's St. Patrick's Day outfit at the annual breakfast in South Boston.

    (Published Sunday, March 18, 2018)

    Gov. Baker joked about his 70-percent approval rating saying that his wife Lauren said in their house, 70-percent is only a "C." Baker added that during a recent charity event with New England Patriot's Tom Brady, he felt invisible next to the famous quarterback.

    Baker Jokes About Feeling Invisible Around Tom BradyBaker Jokes About Feeling Invisible Around Tom Brady

    While attending the annual St. Patrick's Day breakfast, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker joked about feeling invisible sitting next to Tom Brady during a recent charity event.

    (Published Sunday, March 18, 2018)

    "It's like being invisible. Sitting next to the sun," Baker joked.

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren didn't waste time poking fun at President Donald Trump during the breakfast and revealed many posters of fellow politicians with Trump's famous hairstyle.

    Warren joked saying she received tips on what to say during her roast.

    "Stormy Daniels said if you don't say a word, they'll pay you $130,000 dollars,'' she said, referencing the porn star who alleges she had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006.

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren Jokes About Trump's Hair at BreakfastSen. Elizabeth Warren Jokes About Trump's Hair at Breakfast

    Among the things Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren joked about at the annual St. Patrick's Day breakfast was President Donald Trump's hair.

    (Published Sunday, March 18, 2018)

    She ended her speech holding up a photo of herself "wearing'' Trump's hair.

    Sen. Ed Markey also got a laugh from the audience while poking fun at the Trump administration.

    Sen. Ed Markey Cracks Jokes at Annual BreakfastSen. Ed Markey Cracks Jokes at Annual Breakfast

    Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey cracked some jokes at the annual St. Patrick's Day breakfast in South Boston on Sunday morning.

    (Published Sunday, March 18, 2018)

    "Today is evacuation day in Boston but in the White House every day is evacuation day," joked Markey.

    Gold medal-winning U.S. Women's Olympics hockey team members were special guests, greeted with chants of "USA! USA!''

    Forward Meghan Duggan of Danvers said, "Everyone up here has a Boston tie.''

    Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh marched at the parade after speaking at the city's annual St. Patrick's Day breakfast.

    AG Maura Healey Has Fun With Political SignsAG Maura Healey Has Fun With Political Signs

    Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey had fun with political signs at the annual St. Patrick's Day breakfast in South Boston.

    (Published Sunday, March 18, 2018)

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