Perhaps no other profession evidences the societal influence of words more than that of the speechwriter
, tasked with tapping into both emotion and political nous when devising rousing orations.
Tracey Mann, as well as the speechwriter
for former Gov.
WASHINGTON -- A White House speechwriter
for President Donald Trump was terminated last week after revelations that he had spoken at a conference attended by well-known white nationalists, according to three people familiar with the decision who were not authorized to speak publicly.
Summary: Washington [US], Feb 10 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Saturday said "lives are being shattered" by a mere allegation in the wake of the resignations of former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter and Speechwriter
David Sorensen following allegations of domestic abuse.
The 39-year-old father of two served as the Prime Minister's chief speechwriter
until the summer, and he credits his childhood teachers with firing his political imagination and honing the skills he would put to use at No 10.
Now to this well-populated genre comes the first entrant from the Obama White House, David Litt's Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years, a funny and unexpectedly moving reflection on Litt's journey from unpaid organizer in Ohio to speechwriter
and in-house humorist for President Obama.
Our Jewish guest this week is David Litt, author of Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years, a memoir about his time as a speechwriter
in the Obama White House.
David Litt, who landed a dream job as a speechwriter
for the Obama administration at just 24 years old, is not that kind of operative.
Jon Boulton, 27, who was a speechwriter
and media adviser to the former minister for civil society Rob Wilson, is accused of raping a woman at an address in Wimbledon, south west London in April 2016.
On Wednesday, the Trump campaign did what some had suggested: Find a speechwriter
to fall on his or her sword and take the blame.
And there was gleeful speculation that a hapless speechwriter
was about to hear Trump's catchphrase from The Apprentice: "You're fired."