Doug Wead has been an employee of ten presidential campaigns. He began as a writer for Ronald Reagan in 1979. In 1989 George H.W. Bush brought him on to senior staff at the White House as special assistant to the president and, most recently, he served as a senior adviser to Senator Rand Paul. He is a regular TV commentator and the author of All the Presidents' Children: Triumph and Tragedy in the Lives of America's First Families.