About Neil Patel

Neil Patel

Neil Patel

Neil Patel co-founded The Daily Caller (www.dailycaller.com), one of America's fastest growing online news outlets, with his partner, Tucker Carlson, current host of Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” With over 15 million monthly readers, 8 million followers on Facebook and Twitter and a growing YouTube presence, The Daily Caller is breaking news on a regular basis and distributing it broadly throughout America.

Patel also co-founded The Daily Caller News Foundation, a nonprofit news company that trains journalists, conducts longer term investigative reporting and produces fact checks. The Daily Caller News Foundation licenses its content free of charge to over 300 news outlets reaching potentially hundreds of millions of people per month.

In addition to his role as publisher of The Daily Caller, Neil Patel is co-founder and managing director of Bluebird Asset Management, a hedge fund investing in mortgage-backed securities.

Before starting his two companies, Neil served in the White House from 2005 to 2009 as the chief policy adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney. From 2001 to 2004, Neil was staff secretary to Vice President Cheney. Prior to joining the Bush administration, Neil was assistant general counsel at UUNET Technologies. Earlier in his career, Neil practiced law with Dechert Price & Rhoads. He also served as Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People’s Republic of China.

Neil received his B.A. from Trinity College in Connecticut and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as associate editor of the Journal of Law and Policy in International Business.

Neil lives in Washington, D.C., and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with his wife, Amy, their two daughters, Caroline and Bela, and their son, Charlie.

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What the Protests in Cuba Tell Us About the Left's Agenda for America Jul 16, 2021

As the American left argues openly for socialism, it's helpful to keep in mind just how dreadfully those policies have failed — and just how viciously socialists have responded to those who got in the way — in countries throughout the wor... Read More

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Why Are Republicans Agreeing to Send Armies of IRS Agents After American Small Businesses? Jul 02, 2021

If you wanted to find the group getting the rawest deal in 2021 America, you might start with small-business owners. Many are finding themselves working 60- or 80-hour weeks just to scrape by. During the height of COVID-19, these companies were espec... Read More

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President Joe Biden's Failure to Lead on Crime is Going to Slam Democrats at the Polls Jun 25, 2021

In the ongoing battle between Republicans and Democrats over who can scare away regular Americans more, the Democrats are going all in with their policies and rhetoric on violent crime. Left-wing Democrats have scared the hell out of regular American... Read More

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Why Are American Leaders Not Protecting Our Interests When It Comes to China and COVID-19? Jun 11, 2021

What happens when a country loses interest in protecting itself? That's what we are living through in America today. COVID-19 has killed 600,000 Americans. Yet the U.S. government and top American leaders have generally been passive, or even unintere... Read More