Former White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough

Date(s) - 04/23/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Hosted by
Institute of Politics

Former White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough

Mon, April 23, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Join the IOP as welcome former White House Chief of Staff for President Obama Denis McDonough. Prior to this role, Mr. McDonough served as Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy National Security Advisor. He chaired the National Security Council’s Deputies Committee, leading a multiagency team to address complex national security challenges, including crisis management as well as policy decisions related to the Iran nuclear negotiations, strategic arms reductions talks with Russia, the United States re-balance to Asia, the Afghanistan surge, and the Iraq drawdown. Throughout the 2008 Presidential campaign, McDonough served as Senior Foreign Policy Advisor for Obama for America.

Mr. McDonough is currently Senior Principal at the Markle Foundation and chairs its Rework America Task Force, a national initiative to transform the labor market so that all Americans can thrive in the digital economy.

IOP Director David Axelrod will lead this discussion.


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