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Amanda Carpenter

Amanda Carpenter is the author of Gaslighting America: Why We Love It When Trump Lies To Us.

Previously, she served as a speechwriter to South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint and communications director to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Before going to Capitol Hill, and she worked as a reporter for Human Events,, and the Washington Times.

Articles by Amanda Carpenter (page 1)

December 1, 2022 5:30 am

Stuck With Ronna

How does such a loser become the longest-serving RNC chair in modern history?
Amanda Carpenter
November 22, 2022 5:30 am

Mike Pence’s Day-By-Day Account of Trump’s Pressure Campaign Against Him

When Pence finally spoke out, it was too late.
Amanda Carpenter
November 15, 2022 11:57 pm

Trump Returns, Too Weak Not to Run Again

The low-energy, disgraced former president wasn’t even happy to be at his announcement.
Amanda Carpenter
November 8, 2022 11:39 pm

After Big Win, DeSantis Styles Himself the Patron Saint of Freedom

Governor says Florida is where “woke goes to die.”
Amanda Carpenter
November 7, 2022 5:30 am

Conspiracists Beware: Post-Election Lies Could Land You in Legal Hot Water

Lessons of the defamation lawsuits that followed the 2020 election.
Amanda Carpenter
November 2, 2022 5:30 am

Stop the Steal: The Sequel

Get ready—it may be coming sooner than you think.
Amanda Carpenter
October 25, 2022 10:47 pm

The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Pennsylvania Debate

Oz came across as obnoxious. Fetterman struggled to connect.
Amanda Carpenter
October 20, 2022 5:30 am

Can Congress Get a Witness?

John Bolton conveniently overlooks key facts in his retelling of Trump’s first impeachment.
Amanda Carpenter
October 13, 2022 7:12 pm

The January 6th Committee Subpoenaed Trump. Now What? 

Our democratic system may not be capable of defending itself against a lawless president.
Amanda Carpenter
October 11, 2022 5:30 am

The Herschel Walker Abortion Exceptions Policy

For today’s GOP, abortion is acceptable when it is for the convenience of the father, politics, and personal interest.
Amanda Carpenter