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 DelBeneCongressional authority in a time of Trump executive overreach Moderate Democratic lawmakers back privacy bill favored by businesses The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Association of Manufacturers - Trump, Congress draw battle lines on impeachment MORE (Wa.) and Jim Himes (Conn.) and Sen. Jack ReedJohn (Jack) Francis ReedOvernight Defense: Veterans group seeks Trump apology for comments on brain injuries | Pentagon says dozens of troops suffered traumatic injuries after attack | Trump unveils Space Force logo Dozens of US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries after Iran missile strikes Six mayors making a difference 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 ObamaObama portraits leaving National Portrait Gallery to tour museums across the country Billy Eichner to play Matt Drudge in Clinton-focused 'American Crime Story' Sanders v. Warren is just for insiders 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 BidenSchiff closes Democrats' impeachment arguments with emotional appeal to remove Trump Conservative reporter on Sanders: He's not a 'yes man' Democrats feel political momentum swinging to them on impeachment 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 PritzkerBiden's new campaign ad features Obama speech praising him Obama Commerce secretary backs Biden's 2020 bid DNC hauls in .5 million in June 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 KerryDemocratic debates are magnet for lobbyists The Memo: Sanders-Warren battle could reshape Democratic primary Bring on the brokered convention MORE.

–Updated: 6:57 p.m.