Constituting America – 2022 Christmas Auction
Auction Ends: Nov 17, 2022 10:00 PM EST

Unique Experiences

Lunch With Jim Pinkerton: Veteran Of The Reagan White House and So Much More!

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Imagine having lunch with someone who actually worked with President Reagan in the White House! Jim Pinkerton was there - and has been a respected leader at the center of the conservative movement ever since!

Jim Pinkerton has worked in two White Houses, three presidential transitions, three think-tanks, five presidential campaigns—and spent 20 years working at Fox News. He also co-chaired a major tax reform group for a decade and has written some 3,000 articles, for publications ranging from Breitbart News to The New York Times.

Early in his career, Jim worked in the White House domestic policy offices of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and also in the 1980, 1984, 1988 and 1992 presidential campaigns. In 2008 he served as a senior adviser to the Mike Huckabee for President Campaign.

From 1996 to 2016, Jim was a Contributor to the Fox News Channel. For 15 of those years, he was a regular panelist on “Fox News Watch,” then the highest-rated media-critique program on television. He is also a writer for Breitbart News and a contributing editor to The American Conservative and to The Daily Caller’s American Renewal project.

Jim has also been consultant to the American Road and Transportation Builders of America, for whom he wrote a book in 2015, A Vision of American Strength: How Transportation Infrastructure Built the United States. He has also done work for companies and groups including AT&T, the Auto Alliance, BMW, the Herbert Quandt Stiftung, the Distilled Spirits Council, and the International Republican Institute.

Jim was also the co-chair of the RATE Reforming America’s Taxes Equitably) Coalition, a group of Fortune 500 companies working to keep the U.S. corporate income tax code fully competitive with the rest of the world. RATE came into existence in 2011 and was strongly supportive of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law in 2017.

From 1993 to 2008, he was a columnist for Newsday. He has written for numerous other publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, National Review, The New Republic, Foreign Affairs, Fortune, The Huffington Post, Newsmax, and The Jerusalem Post.

He is the author of the 1995 book, What Comes Next: The End of Big Government--and the New Paradigm Ahead, as well as other books, including A Vision of American Strength: How Transportation Infrastructure Built the United States.

Married to the former Elizabeth Dial, he is a graduate of Stanford University.