EXCLUSIVE: Teneo Network, FDD, And Bill Kristol

The Gateway Pundit received exclusive access to “The Teneo Digest” on Teneo Network‘s invite-only substack page.

We previously reported on the shocking photograph of Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer hanging out in somebody’s backyard with Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.

This gathering took place at Teneo affiliate and Arizona State University law Professor Ilan Wurman‘s home. The Gateway Pundit previously reported on the Marxist indoctrination camp called ASU. It appears that another ASU Professor and Foundation for Defense of Democracies advisor, David Kilcullen is in attendance. Both are to the left of Mark Brnovich.

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According to the Teneo webpage,

Teneo is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that educates, connects and equips a network of outstanding leaders working to develop practical solutions to pressing global issues. Through events and retreats with top business leaders and leading policy experts, Teneo provides opportunities for members to learn about and discuss both key issues facing our country and world as well as five pillar ideas: (1) limited, constitutional government; (2) individual liberty and free enterprise; (3) robust civic society; (4) a strong national defense; and (5) belief in a transcendent order, whether founded in tradition, philosophy, or theology.

Teneo takes no positions on legislation or candidates.

Teneo calls itself a Civic and Social Organization based in Austin, Texas, on its LinkedIn. It appears to be quite an exclusive group.

On their substack page, Teneo advertises and encourages members to apply for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) Media Fellows Program. 

News articles on The Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ website refer to the historic January 6 rally and march on our nation’s capital, “The Jan. 6 mob assault on the Congress and the stain on the image of American democracy… The Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Trump”, and “The Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection“.

Another FDD article says, “Trump’s term in office will forever be defined by the terrible events of January 6. Nothing will change that.”

These RINO leftists are anti-election integrity.

As a matter of Fact, Never-Trumper Bill Kristol sits on the board of advisors for FDD. TGP reported that Kristol is leading an effort to stop election integrity efforts and cover up the fraudulent 2020 election with RINOs in Maricopa County.

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Vocal never-Trumper Ben Shapiro is also part of this secretive group.

The Teneo Digest on November 20th contains a photo of a private backyard meeting between Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and others. This could be a campaign stop, but a closer look at the bottom right of the image will show what appears to be the unmistakable clown hair of Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer. 

There is an open criminal investigation into the stolen 2020 election and the 2020 elections officials. Or at least we think there is.

Although Stephen Richer was not the acting County Recorder until January 2021, the coverup is worse than the crime, and Richer was fully committed to covering it up.

Mark Brnovich is supposed to be investigating these people, not drinking beers and winning their votes!

The Gateway Pundit reported that Stephen Richer ran on exposing former Recorder Adrian Fontes’ “criminal” actions. Once elected, he told Maricopa County Recorder Steve Chucri that he does not trust Dominion enough to use it again in the next election. Chucri later resigned after TGP broke this damning news.

BREAKING – LEAKED AUDIO: Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Chucri Admits: “I DON’T FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH DOMINION” – And County Recorder Stephen Richer AGREES!

Richer has since fallen in step with the coverup scheme, and it is too late to turn back.

Is Attorney General Brnovich taking this investigation seriously?

Why is Brnovich hanging out with anti-election integrity Never-Trumper RINOs?!

After multiple attempts to reach the office and media contacts of Brnovich and Richer and multiple direct messages on Twitter, TGP correspondent Jordan Conradson tweeted at the two for comment on this backyard meetup.

Still no answers…

Read the full newsletter below.

Chapter Life is on fire with events nearly every day in December, Teneans launch a new university in Austin, and a Tenean facilitates the sale of one of the most expensive documents in history.

Teneo and Friends,

In this week’s Digest, your Teneo Chapter Leaders are pulling overtime with exceptional events across the nation — just check out the list below!

Meanwhile, Christos Makridis, Seth Mitchell, Izzi Eberstadt West, and Lauren Spohn launched a new working group on #teneo-and-the-arts.

And on Nov. 30 at 1PM CT, join us on The SitRoom for a conversation about the newly launched University of Austin and the future of higher education with Co-Founder Joe Lonsdale, University President Pano Kanelos, and Tenean and university advisor Rob Henderson.

All the best,

Ethan

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1. 📅 UPCOMING EVENTS

November

  • 11/20 – TN: Nashville Thanksgiving Potluck @ The Blackburn’s
  • 11/30 – DC: A Night With a Spy featuring Tenean David McCloskey

December

  • 12/2 – CO: Holiday Party and Ornament Exchange
  • 12/2 – TX: Austin Holiday Party hosted by Steve Oskoui
  • 12/3 – DC: Salon Dinner With Former U.S. Attorney General William Barr
  • 12/4 – FL: Luncheon at Christine & Eric Wind’s Residence
  • 12/4 – AZ: Teneo Family Holiday Party
  • 12/4 – NC: North Carolina Kickoff Event
  • 12/4 – TX: Dallas Black Tie & Boots Holiday Party
  • 12/5 – SoCal: Family-Friendly Holiday Celebration
  • 12/6 – DC: Dinner and Steven Curtis Chapman Concert with Emily Chapman
  • 12/8 – IL: Teneo Midwest Annual Holiday Party
  • 12/10 – MA: Boston Holiday Party
  • 12/10 – GA: Atlanta Holiday Party hosted by Susan and Christian Charnaux️
  • 12/11 – Austin: A Very Merry Christmas Concert hosted by Seth Mitchell
  • 12/14 – NYC: Teneo NYC Christmas and Hanukkah Celebration
  • 12/15 – TN: Nashville Holiday Party
  • 12/15 – DC: Founding Farmers Breakfast
  • 12/16 – DC: 2021 Christmas Party
  • 12/16 – TX:  Houston Holiday Party hosted at Castlen & Cory Kennedys’home️
  • 12/18 – DC: Wreath hanging at Arlington National Cemetery

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2. 🇺🇸 THE SITROOM

Last week on The SitRoom, Evan was joined in conversation with three impressive entrepreneurs and thinkers to dive into the union of faith and business:

  • Michael Eisenberg, one of the top venture capitalists in Israel, discussed his new book and how his investment experience and study of the Bible helped him think about labor, wealth, credit, debt, and more.
  • Henry Kaestner, Managing Principal of Sovereign’s Capital, spoke about Faith-Driven Investing, provided insights from his book Faith Driven Entrepreneur, and shared how lessons from the gospel have enabled him to advance economic development around the world.
  • John Manning, President of Ergon Foundation, shed light on the intersection of faith and work, the idea of “Redemptive Entrepreneurship,” and the impact he seeks to create through his philanthropy.

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3. 🎉 CHAPTER LIFE

The Arizona Chapter hosted Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. Mark shared insights from life on the campaign trail and his career of public service. New Tenean and law professor Ilan Wurman hosted the event, which went late into the night with Mark and Ilan debating Constitutional issues.

Teneo Houston supported Maverick McNealy at the Houston Open last week. Team Mav had a blast cheering him on in Houston. Highly encourage Teneans to get out next season when the PGA rolls through your town.

Teneans from every corner of America gathered at the Federalist Society’s National Lawyers Convention in DC, where they met friends old and new at a special reception at the Army Navy Club. Teneo Board Member Jonathan Bunch gave inspiring remarks about the future of Teneo and the importance of leaning into our network as well as our own personal craft. We alone were put on this earth to do what we’re good at, and doing just that is the best thing we can do.

Hillary and Rand Waldron hosted Teneo DC for their 6th Annual Faux Thanksgiving Celebration. Rand prepared four turkeys (over 80 pounds total!) using three different cooking methods and had them all done to perfection at the exact same time. The party included a moonbounce, hot cider, fabulous side dishes, and herds of children.

Teneo Utah—launched in July—held its first dinner this week with the leadership of Stafford Palmieri and dinner host Greg Mauro at the Skylodge at Powder Mountain. The food was amazing, the setting idyllic (modular yurts!), and the company even better.

4. 🔦 MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Brooke Lampley on the phone for the winning bid of the U.S. Constitution at Sotheby’s New York.

Brooke—Chairman & Worldwide Head of Sales for Global Fine Art at Sotheby’s—amassed unexpected attention across social media this week after ConstitutionDAO, a band of Crypto populists, tried and failed to buy a copy of the U.S. Constitution in an epic $43.2 Million auction showdown.

Brooke’s was trending due to her role in facilitating this sale of one of the most expensive documents in history.

Brooke leads strategy and direct management of fine arts departments globally, across auction, private sales, and marketplace channels. She continues to advise a bespoke group of the world’s top collectors of 20th Century art.Prior to joining Sotheby’s, Brooke led the Impressionist and Modern art team at Christie’s. She holds a Master of Arts degree in History of Art from Yale University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature and History of Art from Harvard College.

5. 🦅 SYNDICATE SNAPSHOT

The Syndicate is a Teneo program designed to connect values-aligned candidates with great opportunities within the broader freedom movement. Below you will find a few snapshots of opportunities that we think you should know about.

Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Media Fellows Program Application Deadline: December 1, 2021

  • The year-long fellowship allows mid-career media professionals to participate in an exclusive series of four in-person sessions throughout the year, held in Washington D.C. The FDD Media Fellows Program helps media professionals gain a deeper understanding of the intersection between media, strategic communications, public diplomacy, misinformation, disinformation, and national security.Upon completion of the program, participants will become members of the FDD National Security Alumni Network, comprised of nearly 500 leaders in Washington’s national security landscape.Tenean Katie Pavlich previously did this fellowship and speaks highly of the program.

Tenean Katie Pavlich previously did this fellowship and speaks highly of the program.

The Club for Growth, Fellowship Program Application Deadline:December 31, 2021

  • The Club for Growth Foundation Fellowship program equips civic leaders to explain the relationship between a free society, economic liberty, and limited government. In turn, this will expand the number of pro-growth Americans who are able and willing to engage in public service across a broad cross-section of society. The Fellowship is a year-long program that consists of two seminars and also regularly-scheduled virtual meetings that will provide media training on how to pivot toward winning messages and using impactful stories to convey the human cost of the radical socialist agenda.Teneans Chad Blackburn, Jordan Rasmasson, and OJ Oleka were in the inaugural class.

6. 💃 TENEANS MAKING MOVES 🕺

Jeremy Boreing, Ben Shapiro, and our friends from the DailyWire are leading the charge in resisting President Biden’s vaccine mandate for private companies.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Edward Crawford to the Product Development and Small Business Incubator  Board. The fund aids in the development, production, and commercialization of new or improved products.

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) joined Fox News to highlight that a climate agreement with the Chinese Communist Party is a “waste of carbon.”

Aaron Kinsey announced he is running for Texas State Board of Education in District 15. Way to step into the arena, Aaron!

Bethany Mandel connected with Pete Hegseth on Fox & Friends to discuss the “Heroes of Liberty” children’s book series, of which she is an editor and board member. The books highlight the stories of legends such as Thomas Sowell, Ronald Reagan, Amy Coney Barrett, and more.

Kyle Mann, Editor-in-Chief of the Babylon Bee, discussed the importance of political satire in fighting wokeness on EpochTV’s Crossroads.

Michael Sobolik’s GREAT POWER PODCAST is live! Tune in for his first episode on US-China Competition.

Joseph Williams has been appointed Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s new Chief of Staff. Joseph is currently serving as the Governor’s Office Director of External Affairs and will assume the Chief of Staff role at the end of the year.

Gabe Wander spoke with Carl Higbie on Newsmax about masculinity, raising men, and his children’s book Maintain Eye Contact While Shaking Hands.

7. 🤝 THE LAST WORD

Lauren Spohn wrote about her visit to Lviv, Ukraine, last month in a newspaper edited by Tenean Joe Lindsley.

In it she writes:

“What, then, have American expats found in Lviv? In a word, rootedness. They’ve found connection to a people, a place, and a past – a village in a city. They’ve found a reason to bless the tie that binds.”

What exactly is this?

Why is Mark Brnovich hanging out with his perps?

We don’t know because they refuse to comment.

Arizona is watching their every move.

No matter what state you live in, contact Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to demand answers and arrests!

Contact AG Mark Brnovich



Jordan Conradson