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Tevi Troy, a Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, was Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy under President Bush. Prior to his work in the White House, Troy served as Policy Director for John Ashcroft and as Domestic Policy Director for the House Policy Committee chaired by Christopher Cox.

A best-selling presidential historian, Troy has written numerous books; his most recent title, “Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump,” was on the Wall Street Journal’s 2020 list of top political books. (His 2016 book, “Shall We Wake the President? Two Centuries of Disaster Management in the Oval Office,” warned that we were unprepared for coronavirus.) He has written for a range of publications that includes The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and The Atlantic Monthly and is a frequent radio and television commentator who has appeared on CNBC, CNN, C-SPAN, Fox News, The NewsHour and other outlets.

Dr. Troy graduated from Cornell University and has an M.A and Ph.D. in American Civilization from the University of Texas at Austin. He enjoys professional affiliations with many academic and policy organizations including the Jewish Policy Center, the Potomac Institute, George Mason University’s and the Bipartisan Commission