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D.C. Gets Back To The Social Whirl: Joe Biden Hosts White House Screening Of HBO’s ‘The Survivor,’ Jordan Klepper Headlines Freedom Forum Event

D.C. Gets Back To The Social Whirl: Joe Biden Hosts White House Screening Of HBO’s ‘The Survivor,’ Jordan Klepper Headlines Freedom Forum Event

Opening his remarks to a crowd in the backyard of his Kalorama neighborhood home, Ireland’s Ambassador Daniel Mulhall quipped, “I’m kind of wondering: Is it legal to have so many people at a party?”

He was speaking at the Bytes & Bylines event on Thursday evening, in what could be described as a kickoff to a weekend of receptions, parties, brunches and special dinners surrounding Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. Covid cancellations in the past two years have put much of D.C.’s social swirl on hold or in a rather tentative state. And despite a contagious variant that spread through an event earlier this month, the Gridiron Club dinner, along with Vice President Kamala Harris’ positive test earlier this week, the show is going on, with most events requiring proof of a negative test and vaccination.

A few miles away, at the White House, President Joe Biden

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