Washington DC is abuzz with excitement ahead of the 138th annual dinner of the Gridiron Club tonight. The lineup of speakers includes heavy hitters such as Secretary of State Antony Blinken representing the Biden administration, former Vice President Mike Pence for the Republicans, and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy for the Democrats.
But let’s be real, it’s not just about the speeches. The musical skits are shaping up to be quite the spectacle, with sources within the Gridiron Club revealing some of the planned performances. Don Lemon’s character is primed to belt out a number about Nikki Haley being past her prime, while a Mickey-and-Minnie duo will make their way to Ron DeSantis.
the Gridiron Dinner
In a rare moment of clarity, former Vice President Mike Pence mustered the courage to criticize his former boss, Donald Trump, at the Gridiron Dinner last night, a gathering of political elites in Washington DC. Pence condemned Trump’s role in the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, stating unequivocally that “President Trump was wrong.”…
The event is poised to draw in a crowd of over 650 guests. With politics and entertainment colliding, the Gridiron Club’s annual dinner is bound to be the hottest ticket in town for weeks to come.
Established in 1885, the Gridiron Club and Foundation is one of the most esteemed journalistic organizations in Washington, DC. Membership is by invitation only, and has traditionally been extended almost solely to Washington newspaper bureau chiefs. The organization’s mission is to promote excellence in journalism, support the First Amendment, and foster a spirit of fellowship among its members.