"The video was first noted and tweeted out by the Russian government; I think it says something about Russia's role," Carney said.
Kerry's appearance means President Obama, who told some jokes at the 2013 dinner, won't be appearing.
The tennis star cites her mother's health as reason for missing Sochi Opening Ceremony
CVS is the nation's second-largest chain of drugstores.
"Absolutely, of course you are, Bill," Obama told Bill O'Reilly. "But I like you anyway, though."
The process will begin this year.
The four areas identified are: job training, natural gas, workplace rules and research.
The petition, titled "Deport Justin Bieber and revoke his green card," has more than 107,000 signatures so far. A petition needs 100,000 to earn a response.
Rep. Randy Weber (R-Tex.) is a freshman.
In some cases, lawmakers are using money raised for political purposes to pay for their invited guest to travel to Washington. And it's legal.