Secretary of State John Kerry will speak at this year's Gridiron Spring Dinner, the annual white-tie event where journalists perform skits and poke fun at Washington political figures.
Gridiron Club president Clark Hoyt said in a statement via email that Kerry would be representing the Obama administration. Hoyt wrote:
I'm excited to announce that Secretary of State John Kerry will speak at the 2014 Gridiron Spring Dinner, representing the Obama Administration. I want to thank my Bloomberg colleague Al Hunt and Andrea Mitchell of NBC, who worked so effectively to get Secretary Kerry for our dinner. This represents a return to the Gridiron podium for the Secretary of State. As a Senator from Massachusetts, he was the Democratic speaker in 1999.