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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Democrats' Complaints About the Coming Supreme Court Vote Don't Pass the Smell Test Sep 25, 2020

In case you didn't notice, our country is completely falling apart. There are so many problems that they are hard to list out at this point, but the biggest, by far, is the increasing animosity between Americans of different political persuasions. Pe... Read More

Biden Could Win Big and Bring our Country Together; the Scary Part Is He's Chosen Not To Do It Sep 18, 2020

It's now pretty clear that Joe Biden has a lead, but President Donald Trump has been closing nationally (which doesn't really matter) and in key battleground states (which matters a ton). Each party's base has been decided for months. The election, a... Read More

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Airlines Once Again Approach Congress With Captain's Hat in Hand Sep 11, 2020

Attention readers: Neil Patel is off this week. Please enjoy the following column by Veronique de Rugy. As the saying goes, "When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging." This advice applies to the hole Congress leapt into by bailing out the airl... Read More

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Has America Peaked? Addressing the Craziness on the Left and on the Right Is our Top Priority Sep 04, 2020

Every good thing comes to an end. Since our founding — based on ideas and principles rather than race or nationality — America grew to become the world's most dominant power by the end of World War II. By the 1990s, once we won the Cold W... Read More