CBS News lands Sanders as WHCA dinner guest

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersHickenlooper day-old Senate bid faces pushback from progressives Steyer calls on DNC to expand polling criteria for debates Andrew Yang: News coverage of Trump a 'microcosm' of issues facing country 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 ScottIt's time to empower military families with education freedom GOP Sen. Tim Scott says if he runs in 2022 it will be his last race When it comes to student debt, it is time to talk solutions MORE (R-S.C.) and Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharSteyer calls on DNC to expand polling criteria for debates Gabbard hits DNC over poll criteria for debates The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch 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.