Ben Domenech Biography, Age, Parent, Wife (Meghan McCain), The Fedalist, Net worth


Ben Domenech Biography

Ben Domenech Bio

Ben Domenech (Benjamin Domenech) is an American writer, blogger and television commentator born on 1st January 1982 in Jackson, South Carolina, U.S. He is the founder and publisher of ‘The Federalist and the host of ‘The Federalist Radio Hour’. He is also the co-founder of the Redstate group blog and writes ‘The Transom’ a daily subscription newsletter for political insiders.

Ben Domenech Age 36 years as of 2018; born on 1st January 1982
Ben Domenech Parents  Douglas Domenech (father) and Jeanne Schram (mother)
Ben Domenech Education
  • William & Mary College (1992 – 2002)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1995 – 1999)
  • Calvert School, Baltimore (1987 -1995)
Ben Domenech Wife Meghan McCain (M.21st November 2017)
Ben Domenech Ethnicity Puerto Rican and Dutch-Irish descent.
Ben Domenech Net worth Under review
Ben Domenech Career Highlights
  • September 2013 – Present: Publisher for The Federalist
  • August 2009 – August 2015: Senior Fellow, The Heartland Institute
  • May 2007 – March 2015: Editor of the City, Houston Baptist Church
  • January 2009 – January 2014: Host of Coffee & Markets
  • June 2006 – April 2007: Online writer and project manager, OPCO Worldwide
  • March 2005 – April 2006: Book Editor, Regnery Publishing
  • April 2003 – March 2005: Chief Speechwriter of U.S. Senator John Cornyn
  • September 2002 – April 2003: Speechwriter of U.S Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson.
  • May 2002 – August 2002: Intern and staff assistant at The White House, speechwriting Office.


Ben Domenech Dad

Ben’s father,  Douglas Domenech is an American government official and the current Assistant United States Secretary of the Interior for Insular Areas.

Ben Domenech Puerto Rican

Ben is of Puerto Rican descent.

Ben Domenech Career

In 1998, he was appointed by President Bill Clinton as a delegate to the White House Commission on Social Security and retirement savings. In 2009 he was selected as a journalism fellow by the Peter Jennings Project for Journalists and the Constitution. In 2014 he was selected as a Lincoln Fellow at The Claremont Institute.

He has served as a senior fellow for The Heartland Institute and editor in chief of The City, an academic journal on faith, law, and culture. speechwriter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson and as chief speechwriter for U.S. Senator John Cornyn of Texas.

Ben Domenech The Federalist

In September 2013 he launched a web magazine The Federalist which covers politics, policy and culture, He is also a co-founder of Redstate group blog, where he co-hosted a popular centre-right podcast, the Sam Adams award-winning Coffee & Markets.

Ben Domenech Wife/ Ben Domenech Meghan McCain

On 21st November 2017, Ben married Meghan McCain in McCain’s ranch in Sedona. They had kept their relationship under wraps until early November when Page Six revealed she was engaged to Domenech, although at the time his identity remained a secret.

Meghan later revealed that they got engaged at the Mayo Clinic, where his father, John McCain, was having a scan “because we decided to sort of celebrate life and celebrate being alive and all these things.”


A damn fine wedding.

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On 30th August 2018 Ben Domenech tweeted a screenshot of a doctored image of a gun pointed at Meghan McCain as she approached her father John McCain’s casket. The post was captioned “America, this one for you”.

He wrote in a now deleted tweet “Hey @jack, this has been up for half a day. It has been reported 100+ times. No response. Tell me why this is cool by you.” After the account was suspended he deleted his tweet “so no one will have to see it.”

On 31st August he slammed Twitter for letting the post to stay up for hours even after being reported.

“Twitter finally suspended this account this morning, “No one should have to raise a ruckus or highlight this sort of thing publicly to get their attention.”

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