John McConnell – Speechwriter for President George W. Bush and Vice President Richard Cheney

Interviewer: Michael Nelson

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John McConnell is a political and government consultant primarily in the Washington, D.C. area. He has served as a speechwriter for numerous political campaigns and administrations, including those of Dan Quayle, Bob Dole, and most prominently, from 2001-2009 in the George W. Bush and Dick Cheney campaigns and administration. He graduated from Yale Law School, recently held a position as a fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, and is a member of the Bar of the District of Colombia.