This topic has been covered before, but the search bar did not pick up any of the older posts.
At any rate, the speaker at this year's event will NOT be a comedian for the first time in 16 years.
Ron Chernow, who wrote the 2004 biography of Hamilton that became a play, seems like a good choice.
Since Trump criticized the cast of "Hamilton" last year, he is unlikely to attend - but Jim Ocasta will likely be in attendance.
A stand up comic making fun of Trump could generate a real shitstorm. Nobody wanted to be responsible.