Pod Save America
Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.
About the Host
Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor
Jon Favreau served as Barack Obama’s head speechwriter from 2005–2013. Since leaving the White House, Favreau has spoken about politics and speech-writing to audiences throughout the world, written for publications like The Daily Beast and The Ringer, and started a political podcast with three of his Obama. Jon Lovett was a speechwriter for Hillary Clinton and a presidential speechwriter in the Obama White House. He helped write the president’s annual remarks to the White House Correspondents Dinner. Jon is now a TV screenwriter, currently with a hit sitcom on NBC called “1600 Penn”. Tommy Vietor was a spokesman for President Obama for 10 years and served as President Obama’s National Security Spokesman, where he was the media’s primary contact on all foreign policy and national security issues, and as Assistant White House Press Secretary, where he handled foreign policy, education and labor issues. Dan Pfeiffer served President Obama for eight years as his Communications Director on both the 2008 Campaign and in the White House and finally as Senior Advisor to the President. In addition to podcasting, he now works in Silicon Valley and is a CNN Contributor.