CBS News lands Sanders as WHCA dinner guest

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersNewsom endorses Kamala Harris for president Business, conservative groups slam Trump’s national emergency declaration Poll: Sanders, Biden seen as most popular second choices in Dem primary MORE will be attending the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on Saturday as a guest of CBS News.

Aretha Franklin and Morgan Freeman also accepted invitations, the network announced on Wednesday.

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Sens. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottSenate approves border bill that prevents shutdown Senate passes bill to make lynching a federal crime Partnerships paving the way to sustain and support Historically Black Colleges and Universities MORE (R-S.C.) and Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharNewsom endorses Kamala Harris for president Pollster says current 2020 surveys like picking best picture Oscar before movies come out O’Rourke heading to Wisconsin amid 2020 speculation MORE (D-Minn.) and Reps. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Will Hurd (R-Texas) will also be at the CBS News table.

Other guests of the network include Defense Secretary Ash Carter, White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett and former United States Ambassador to Italy David Thorne.