President Obama’s former speechwriter says he is “preemptively annoyed” with President Biden’s effort to search out unity with Republicans.What they’re saying: Cody Keenan instructed Axios that Biden’s messaging crew has “struck all the best chords,” however in some unspecified time in the future “they’re gonna should reply questions like, ‘Why did not you obtain unity?’ when there’s a complete political occasion that is already appearing to cease it.”Get smarter, quicker with the information CEOs, entrepreneurs and high politicians learn. Join Axios Newsletters right here.Keenan spent 14 years writing for Obama, together with working alongside Biden for eight of these years. He acknowledged being embittered by his personal expertise, particularly after Sen. Mitch McConnell pledged to make his former boss a one-term president. * “Till the Republican Occasion steps up and tells their very own voters what’s actually taking place with the reality, it is going to be elusive,” Keenan stated. “It is less than (President Biden) alone to ship. He cannot.”Keenan helped Obama with the primary quantity of his memoir, “A Promised Land.” He stopped working with the previous president on New Yr’s Eve and has taken a full-time position at Fenway Methods. The agency is run by one other ex-Obama speechwriter — Jon Favreau — and presidential aide, Tommy Vietor. * “It simply appeared like a pure spot after the guide and the elections and, you already know, [Obama] shouldn’t be going to do a ton, particularly with Biden in workplace,” Keenan stated.Keenan can be writing a guide, titled “Grace,” in regards to the 10 days from the 2015 capturing at a historic Black church in Charleston, South Carolina, to the eulogy Obama delivered for Rev. Clementa Pinckney. * Obama ended by singing “Superb Grace.” * The title additionally nods to Keenan’s new child daughter, named Grace.Assist protected, good, sane journalism. Join Axios Newsletters right here.