Kenan Thompson to Host 2020 White House Correspondent’s Dinner, Hasan Minhaj as Featured Entertainer

The 2020 White House Correspondent’s Dinner will feature the long time Saturday Night Live performer Kenan Thompson as host and will feature special guest entertainer Hasan Minhaj, who is the host of Netflix’s Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj.

The WHCD is returning to is more comedic roots, after the 2019 dinner was hosted by historian Ron Chernow, who focused on celebrating the history of journalism and the First Amendment, the main theme of the evening, a reaction to 2018 hosting by Michelle Wolf’s controversial comedy stylings as host.

Minhaj hosted the WHCD in 2017, to some mixed reviews, and his Netflix program is the sort of “edgy” political comedic humor that will earn chortles and guffaws from some in attendance, while
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