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Kenan Thompson, Hasan Minhaj Will Headline White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Feb 18, 2020, 8:21 AM | Updated: 11:23 am
Kenan Thompson attends the premiere of NBC's "Bring The Funny" on June 26, 2019 in Los Angeles, Cal...
Kenan Thompson attends the premiere of NBC's "Bring The Funny" on June 26, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
(Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The White House Correspondents’ Association on Tuesday announced the host for the 2020 White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

Kenan Thompson, of “Saturday Night Live,” will be hosting the annual dinner. Hasan Minhaj, of Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, will be the dinner’s featured entertainer.

“Kenan and Hasan are two of the most engaged and engaging entertainers in America,” WHCA President Johnathan Karl said in a statement. “I’m thrilled they’ll help us celebrate the role of a free press in our democracy.”

Minhaj hosted the dinner in 2017, which President Donald Trump did not attend.

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Kenan Thompson, Hasan Minhaj Will Headline White House Correspondents’ Dinner