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US Guest Speakers at the Oxford Union:
Government, Politics, Law, and Civil Society

United States Federal Government

Senator Robert F. Kennedy, former Attorney General (1967) 

Caspar Weinberger, U.S. Secretary of Defense (1984)

Gen. David H. Petraeus, former Director of the CIA (2014)

Janet A. Napolitano, former Secretary of Homeland Security and Arizona Governor (2016)

Senator Orrin Hatch (2017)

Senator Dick Durbin (2018)
Eric H. Holder, former U.S. Attorney General (2018)
Wilbur Ross, U.S. Commerce Secretary (2020)
Rep. Katie Porter (2021)
Chuck Hagel, former Secretary of Defense and Senator (2022)
Paula Dobriansky (2022)
Jim Himes (2023)

Patrick J. Kennedy, former U.S. Representative (2023)

Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State (2003)

Jeh C. Johnson, former Secretary of Homeland Security (2012, 2017, 2019)
Michelle Bachmann (2014)
Sally Jewell, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior (2017)

Ernest Moniz, former Secretary of Energy (2017)
Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney for SDNY (2017)

Amb. Samantha Power (2019)

Senator Tim Scott (2019)

Senator Mike Lee (2019)

Joe Kennedy III, former U.S. Representative (2021)
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (2022)
Mick Mulvaney, former White House Chief of Staff (2022)

Theodore B. Olson, former U.S. Solicitor General (2023)

United States Politics and Civil Society

Dr. Cornel West (2013)
Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate (2016)
Jay Carney, White House Communications Director (2017)
Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida (2020)
Ben Shapiro (2023)

Robert E. Mook, manager of Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign (2017)

Jon Ossoff, later elected as US Senator for Georgia (2017)
Jeffrey Sachs and Kerry Kennedy (2017)
Steve Bannon, former White House Chief Strategist (2018)
Ann H. Coulter (2018)

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