From the you can’t make this up file.
Chelsea Clinton, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews and Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall will lend their star power, their support and their voices to this month’s The Kennedy Forum events, the Forum announced today. Later this month, the nation’s mental health community will come together in Boston to celebrate the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the Community Mental Health Act and set a course to advocate for future breakthroughs in the policies affecting those with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and addictions.
White House press secretary Jay Carney said it’s up to Cabinet secretaries to decide when and how to cooperate with a congressional inquiry.
Mrs. Sebelius will be at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston on Wednesday night to speak about the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy signing the Community Mental Health Act. On Thursday, she’s scheduled to attend an event in Phoenix.
“We have always indicated to the committee that she intended to testify but that she had a scheduling conflict,” said HHS spokeswoman Joanne Peters.