On May 1, 2004, Clay Aiken was an invited guest at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner.
According to Wikipedia, the WHCA’s annual dinner begun in 1920 and has become a Washington D.C. tradition. It is usually attended by the President and Vice President. Thirteen presidents have attended a WHCA dinner, beginning with Calvin Coolidge in 1924.
In 2004, Jay Leno was the master of ceremonies for the dinner which has become a form of a roast of the President and his Washington Colleagues.
Clay attended the annual dinner and looked handsome as he wore his long coat suit. After the dinner, he attended the Bloomberg News party.
The dinner was televised on C-SPAN, but Clay was never spotted during the broadcast.