Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau is a political commentator and the former Director of Speechwriting for President Barack Obama. Favreau attended the College of the Holy Cross, graduating as valedictorian.

Guest Appearances

November 2, 2022

This week, Leslie and Lenny talk politics with the hosts of Pod Save America, Jon Lovett, Jon Favreau and Tommy Vietor.  From protecting Democracy to holding elected officials accountable, Leslie and Lenny discuss it all with the former Obama White House Aides. GO VOTE.

November 16, 2020

Samantha Bee talks to President Obama’s first Director of Speechwriting and co-host of Pod Save America, Jon Favreau. They make predicitons about the Biden-Harris administration, share advice for young White House staffers, and talk about who they’re most excited to see leave the White House.

February 23, 2017

Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett and Tommy Vietor are alumni of the Obama administration who recently founded Crooked Media, a progressive media company. They also host the hit political podcast, Pod Save America. For this special crossover episode, Katie speaks with these former White House communications aides about President Trump’s troubled relationship with the press, media accountability and how Democrats can translate protests into votes.

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