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Joe Biden Calls Journalist ‘Stupid Motherfucker*h’ When Asked About Inflation

On Monday January 24, US President Joe Biden mocked a Fox News reporter and made a profanity-laden remark when asked about inflation. The incident took place at a White House event after Biden gave a prepared speech on tackling inflation and addressing supply chain issues. According to reports, the event …

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January 6, panel subpoenas aides to Trump speechwriter Don Jr. – The Hamden Journal

The House select committee investigating last year’s Capitol riot has subpoenaed two aides to Donald Trump Jr. and a former White House staffer who helped craft the speech that former President Donald Trump spoke at his “Stop the Steal” rally shortly before the violence erupted. The panel said aides Andrew …

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Capitol Riot Committee subpoenas former Trump speechwriter and advisers to Donald Trump Jr

The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurgency has issued subpoenas for documents and testimony from two associates of Donald Trump Jr. and a former White House speechwriter who allegedly helped write former President Donald Trump’s speech on the day of the worst attack on the Capitol since 1814. …

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January 6 committee subpoenas Trump speechwriter for pre-insurgency rally

WASHINGTON — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol issued subpoenas on Tuesday for three other aides to former President Donald Trump, including Ross Worthington, the speechwriter who helped writing the speech in which Trump warned his supporters that they would lose their country …

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Trump news – live: Capitol riot committee subpoenas former president’s speechwriter and Don Jr’s advisers

Lawyers for former President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization have asked a federal judge to bar the office of New York State Attorney General Letitia James from investigating them or order her to recuse himself from any investigation of the real estate company. The twice-impeached ex-president sued Ms James …

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Trump 2024 race would cause constitutional crisis, says former Biden speechwriter

Jon Meacham says the president’s comments are a projection of his ‘fundamental and enveloping narcissism’ A campaign to retake the presidency from Donald Trump in 2024 could lead to a constitutional crisis or even a civil war, warned Jon Meacham, a Vanderbilt University professor and occasional adviser to Joe Biden. …

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Trump 2024 race would cause constitutional crisis, former Biden speechwriter says

Jon Meacham says president’s comments are a projection of his “fundamental, enveloping narcissism” A campaign to take over the presidency from Donald Trump in 2024 could lead to a constitutional crisis or even a civil war, warned Jon Meacham, a professor at Vanderbilt University and occasional adviser to Joe Biden. …

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Joan Didion, American journalist and author, dies at 87

Joan Didion, America’s preeminent journalist, author and documentary filmmaker, has died at her home in Manhattan, New York, The New York Times reported. She was 87 years old. The cause of death was Parkinson’s disease, according to an email sent to the newspaper by Paul Bogaards, an executive at Didion’s …

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Former Obama speechwriter talks about a book

Ben Rhodes discussed democracy, authoritarianism and his book with Center for the Political Future co-directors Bob Shrum and Mike Murphy on the “Bully Pulpit” podcast. (Kellie Chen | Daily Trojan) Ben Rhodes, former speechwriter and deputy national security adviser to former President Barack Obama, spoke on Tuesday about threats to …

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Are the promises of COP26 real solutions, or just a speechwriter’s dream come true?

High fives and socially distanced sound clips dominate the media opportunity for politicians that is COP26. This does not mean that this is all a waste of time, far from it. But people know how to pose around the event with a pinch of salt. It’s a political speechwriter‘s dream. …

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Robert Lemke pleads guilty to threatening journalist’s family

Facebook page of Robert Lemke A California man has pleaded guilty to threatening a reporter’s family over statements made by the reporter following the 2020 presidential election. Robert Lemke36, pleaded guilty on Friday to making threatening interstate communications to a family member of a New York-based journalist. “Robert Lemke was …

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Philip Roth biographer Blake Bailey accused of rape

Blake bailey Photo: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images On Tuesday, WW publisher Norton & Company took what the new York Times described as “extraordinary response to allegations against [an] author ”: He has announced that he will permanently remove an out-of-print bestselling biography of author …

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Rudy Giuliani’s former speechwriter calls federal government raid ‘tragic third act’ to his legal career

A former Rudy Giuliani speechwriter called Wednesday’s raid on Giuliani’s Manhattan apartment a “tragic third act” for his legal career. John Avlon, a former member of Giuliani’s staff, said he was “shocked” when he discovered that federal investigators executed a search warrant against Giuliani and seized several electronic devices from …

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Entangled in the attack on Bob Dylan’s biographer | Bob dylan

May I share Howard Sounes’ disappointment with Clinton Heylin’s new Bob Dylan biography (Report, April 19). Like him, I have been savagely harassed by Heylin, in my case for having written “a pseudo-historical work”, which gives the impression of having followed Donald Trump’s advice. Heylin appears to have been the …

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Who is Joe Biden’s speechwriter Vinay Reddy?

New US President Joe Biden will deliver his inaugural address on Wednesday outlining his administration’s agenda. The speech-writing team that is helping shape the project is led by an American Indian, Vinay Reddy, who served as a speechwriter for the Biden-Harris campaign and who was previously a speechwriter when Biden …

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Trump enlists former speechwriter who attended white supremacist conference to monitor Holocaust sites

(JTA) – President Donald Trump has appointed Darren Beattie, a former White House speechwriter who attended a white supremacist conference, to a government commission that monitors Holocaust sites. Beattie, who tag on twitter as a “proud Jew,” attended a HL Mencken Club conference in 2016. According to the Southern Poverty …

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Trump Biographer: “He’ll Finally Get What He Wanted” | Business | Economic and financial news from a German point of view | DW

American biographer and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael D’Antonio spent a lot of time with US President Donald Trump while writing two books about him. His most recent book, “High Crimes: The Corruption, Impunity, and Impeachment of Donald Trump,” a chronicle of the President’s impeachment, was released in October 2020. D’Antonio …

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Report: Former Mattis speechwriter is ‘anonymous’ author and retired Navy pilot says ‘no comment’

The unnamed senior administration official who published an op-ed and a book detailing resistance within Trump’s White House was listed as a former Pentagon aide in a report released Monday. Guy Snodgrass, a retired Navy commander turned editor for former Defense Secretary James Mattis, was to be the author of …

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Reagan speechwriter recalls ‘Tearing down this wall’ and rates GOP Josh Hawley

Peter Robinson had just turned 30 when, as Ronald Reagan’s speechwriter in 1987, he was tasked with writing what would become one of the world’s most famous presidential speeches. “I spent six years in the Reagan White House and wrote tens of thousands of words, and no one remembers anything …

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Trump’s speechwriter ousting sparks racist debate

It took only 80 minutes after inflammatory racist emails started flying for the Claremont Institute, a conservative think tank, to shut down an email distribution list linking hundreds of top conservatives . The emails that sparked the controversy began to ricochet at noon on Tuesday, in response to a call …

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Trump’s speechwriter fired after revealing he spoke at conference attended by white nationalists | The independent

A White House speechwriter for President Donald Trump was fired last week after revelations he spoke at a conference attended by well-known white nationalists, according to three people familiar with the decision who were not allowed to speak in public. Darren Beattie, who was a guest instructor at Duke University …

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Who is Darren Beattie? Donald Trump’s speechwriter fired over White Nationalist conference ties

A Donald Trump speechwriter was fired after finding out he attended a conference frequently attended by white nationalists. The White House has confirmed that Darren Beattie’s contract was terminated after it was discovered he spoke at the HL Mencken Club conference in 2016 alongside anti-immigration activist Peter Brimelow. “Mr. Beattie …

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Michelle Obama’s speechwriter shares her advice

As wedding season approaches, many bridesmaids and groomsmen find themselves polishing their speeches – and who better than a former White House speechwriter to tell them how to pronounce an address flawless ? Sarah Hurwitz, 40, worked in the White House from 2009 to 2017, first as a speechwriter for …

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Obama’s Speechwriter on Trump’s White House Chaos

As Barack Obama’s speechwriter, Cody Keenan helped write Trump’s now infamous public skewer in 2011, a humiliation some see as motivating Mr Trump to enter politics. “Do I feel responsible? No. And besides, he deserved it. He’s yet another guy who started his political career with racist innuendo that the …

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Former Carter Speechwriter Reflects on How Presidents Speak Abroad: NPR

President Trump’s speech in Poland this week brought back memories for James Fallows. The current national correspondent of Atlantic was a 20-something speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter. And the tone of Carter’s speech in Poland in 1977 was very different from Trump’s. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: President Trump’s speech in Warsaw …

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Reagan speechwriter thinks Trump is making big speeches – foreign policy

Thirty years ago today, at the Brandenburg Gate in divided Berlin, President Ronald Reagan delivered one of the most iconic lines in a lifetime of speech. “Sir. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! Peter Robinson, then Reagan’s 30-year-old special assistant, wrote this speech. In it, Reagan expressed his solidarity with the …

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Former presidential speechwriter says friction is part of American democracy

Colleen Carroll Campbell was one of the keynote speakers at the Redeemed Women’s Conference held in Fargo on Saturday. In addition to being an accomplished author and journalist, Campbell has written speeches for President George W. Bush. Campbell said that in today’s political climate that has become extremely polarized, it’s …

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Former Obama Jewish speechwriter Jon Lovett creates anti-Trump company – the forward

Three former staff of President Barack Obama have started a business to counter Donald Trump with a podcast and updates that bypass mainstream media to reach their audiences directly. Their site is called “Crooked Media,” a nod to Trump’s slander of the press. One of the founders is former Obama …

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The speechwriter behind Donald Trump’s speech at the Republican Convention

Donald Trump is due to deliver his acceptance speech for the Republican nomination Thursday night in Cleveland. Behind his words hides political advisor Stephen Miller, 30, responsible for writing the speech of his life. If it wasn’t difficult enough to produce a successful speech for the most unpredictable Republican candidate …

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Donald Trump attacks his wife’s speechwriter

CLEVELAND – Donald J. Trump on Wednesday congratulated the long-time company employee who took responsibility for two passages of Melania Trump’s convention speech that were withdrawn from Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention of 2008, but he conceded that the public admission should have taken place a day …

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Trump speechwriter apologizes for copying part of Michelle Obama’s remarks – The Hollywood Reporter

CLEVELAND, Ohio—A speech writer on Donald Trump’s staff accepted responsibility Wednesday morning for using portions of a 2008 speech by Michelle Obama in a speech given by Melanie Trump Monday at the Republican National Convention. Meredith Mclveran in-house writer for the Trump Organization, said in a statement shared by the …

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Funny Or Die Hires Former President Obama Speechwriter To Lead DC Staff

Funny Or Die has hired former Obama administration senior presidential speechwriter David Litt to spearhead its Washington, DC shenanigans. Litt, who also served as special assistant to President Barack Obama, is now the editor of the Political City Office. “We are thrilled to have David join the Funny Or Die …

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Former President Obama Speechwriter Joins Funny or Die

LOS ANGELES — David Litt, known as President Obama’s chief joke writer, is joining humor website and studio Funny or Die as he seeks to poke fun even more at American politics. Mr. Litt, who quit his previous job last month, will become head writer and producer for Operation Funny …

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