Michael Johns, a former White House speechwriter and Heritage Foundation policy analyst, is a co-founder and leader of the U.S. Tea Party movement, the largest and most politically influential grassroots political movement in United States' history.
Michael began his career as an editor and then a foreign policy analyst and expert at The Heritage Foundation, the world's leading conservative public policy research institute. He also has served as a senior aide to New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Chairman Thomas Kean (R-NJ) and a senior aide in the U.S. Senate.
Michael was a White House speechwriter to former President George H.W. Bush and later a director at the International Republican Institute, where he developed and managed U.S. government-supported programs to strengthen democratic institutions and civil society in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East and Persian Gulf, and the former Soviet Union.
Michael also has 15 years of experience as a manager and executive at three Fortune 1000 publicly-traded health corporations, Eli Lilly and Company, Gentiva Health Services, and McKesson.
Michael appears weekly as a current events commentator on Biz TV and co-hosts a leading weekly current events podcast, Viewpoint Presents with Malcolm and Michael Johns.
Michael endorsed Donald Trump for president on the first day of his candidacy, June 16, 2015, and is one of the world's leading commentators in support of his policies, presidential record, and candidacy.
Michael has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, National Review, and other publications.
Michael has appeared as a commentator on business, public policy, and political issues for Fox News, Fox Business News, CNBC, C-SPAN, BBC, France 24, China Global television, and other media. He is the author of one book and a contributing author to several others.
Michael is a graduate of the University of Miami, where he majored in economics and graduated with honors.
He can be reached by phone or text at: (609) 670-8142.
Virwpoint Presents with Malcolm and Michael Johns is a weekly current afdairs show that airs live on all major podcast platforms at 11am ET on Sundays with a replay Sundays at 7pm ET. The show goes to podcast following its live broadcast. The show typically addresses the three top news stories of the week, proving in-depth news on these developments along with generally conservative-leaning analysis of them. Viewpoint Presents with Malcolm and Michael Johns can be heard on America Out Loud, Apple Podcasts, iHeart Radio, Spotify, Stitcher, and TuneIn.
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