Armani, Batali among guests at White House state dinner
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An eclectic throng of stars including fashion designer Giorgio Armani, rapper Frank Ocean and actor Roberto Benigni is expected at the White House on Tuesday in what could be the final state dinner for the Obamas.

Also among those who made the cut for the exclusive affair: comedian Jerry Seinfeld, musician James Taylor, Chance the Rapper, former racing driver Mario Andretti, celebrity cook Rachael Ray, “Today” show hosts Savannah Guthrie and Tamron Hall, CBS’ Gayle King and fashion designer Naeem Khan.


Lawmakers, including Democratic Reps. Gerald Connolly (Va.), Suzan DelBeneSuzan Kay DelBeneDemocrats worry diversity furor could spill into 2020 election House Democrats inch toward majority support for impeachment Wave of Washington state lawmakers call for impeachment proceedings against Trump MORE (Wa.) and Jim Himes (Conn.) and Sen. Jack ReedJohn (Jack) Francis ReedSenators ask for committee vote on 'red flag' bills after shootings Senate Democrats demand Trump order review of White House security clearances Overnight Defense: Dems talk Afghanistan, nukes at Detroit debate | Senate panel advances Hyten nomination | Iranian foreign minister hit with sanctions | Senate confirms UN ambassador MORE (D-R.I.), were also on the guest list provided by the White House on Tuesday, along with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and Columbia, S.C., Mayor Steve Keith Benjamin (D).

President Obama and Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama to present Lin-Manuel Miranda with the Portrait of a Nation Prize Michelle Obama thanks her high school for naming new athletic complex after her US ambassador to Germany calls out journalists who blocked him on Twitter MORE will welcome Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini, for the 14th, and likely final, state dinner at the White House.

Gwen Stefani, who will be accompanied by boyfriend Blake Shelton, is slated to take the stage as the evening’s performer, with “Iron Chef” star and restaurateur Mario Batali helping to prepare the cuisine as the Italy state dinner’s guest chef.

Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPossible GOP challenger says Trump doesn't doesn't deserve reelection, but would vote for him over Democrat Joe Biden faces an uncertain path The Memo: Trump pushes back amid signs of economic slowdown MORE and wife Dr. Jill Biden are slated to attend, along with Cabinet officials including Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Labor Secretary Tom Perez, Commerce Secretary Penny PritzkerPenny Sue PritzkerDNC hauls in .5 million in June Michelle Obama officiated Chicago wedding: report Election Countdown: Trump plans ambitious travel schedule for midterms | Republicans blast strategy for keeping House | Poll shows Menendez race tightening | Cook Report shifts Duncan Hunter's seat after indictment MORE, Agriculture Secretary Tom VilsackThomas James VilsackUSDA: Farm-to-school programs help schools serve healthier meals OVERNIGHT MONEY: House poised to pass debt-ceiling bill MORE and Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryTrump's winning weapon: Time The Memo: O'Rourke looks to hit reset button #FreeAustinTice trending on anniversary of kidnapping in Syria MORE.

–Updated: 6:57 p.m.