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Tim Murtaugh

Tim Murtaugh

Tim Murtaugh is a Washington Times columnist, founder and principal of Line Drive Public Affairs LLC, and co-host of the Line Drive Podcast. He is a veteran of many state, federal, and national political campaigns, including as communications director for the Trump 2020 presidential campaign. A former radio and television reporter, he is also the author of the forthcoming book, “Swing Hard in Case You Hit it: My Escape from Addiction and Shot at Redemption on the Trump Campaign.”

Columns by Tim Murtaugh

Illustration on Biden and the Hawaii fires by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Biden fiddled while Maui burned, but media are mad at GOP

Less than two weeks before Election Day 2020, Jill Biden famously tweeted that "Empathy is on the ballot." That has turned out to be less than true, and you don't have to be the seventh Biden grandchild to realize it. Published August 17, 2023

Illustration on news media protection of Biden by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

News media circle the wagons for Biden again

Corporate news media, which ignored the Hunter Biden laptop story to protect then-candidate Joe Biden at the end of the 2020 election, is on its way to treating the latest news about Biden family corruption in much the same way. Published August 3, 2023

Illustration on the debt limit fight by Greg Groesch/ The Washington Times

Americans side with House GOP in debt limit fight

The ongoing argument over raising the limit on America's credit card has revealed a gigantic gulf between people in the real world and Democrats and their allies in the media. Published May 25, 2023