What ‘President Promise-Keeper’ Should Say Tuesday

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Hugh Hewitt, Washington Post
“Ghostwriting” isn’t really what happens in a presidential speechwriting shop. There’s too much back and forth between the president and his writers to say a speech was actually ghosted for a president when it’s a big one like President Trump’s first address to Congress Tuesday night. Having helped edit speeches and books for Richard Nixon, Dan Quayle and Mitt Romney, however, and having worked next to the speechwriters’ row in the Reagan White House, I have a good enough feel to offer this draft to the president for use in preparing for Tuesday…