President Obama’s former speechwriter says he is “preemptively pissed off” with President Biden’s effort to seek out unity with Republicans.What they’re saying: Cody Keenan advised Axios that Biden’s messaging group has “struck all the suitable chords,” however sooner or later “they’re gonna must 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 Get together steps up and tells their very own voters what’s actually taking place with the reality, it should be elusive,” Keenan mentioned. “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 12 months’s Eve and has taken a full-time function 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 ebook and the elections and, , [Obama] just isn’t going to do a ton, particularly with Biden in workplace,” Keenan mentioned.Keenan can also be writing a ebook, titled “Grace,” concerning the 10 days from the 2015 taking pictures at a historic Black church in Charleston, South Carolina, to the eulogy Obama delivered for Rev. Clementa Pinckney. * Obama ended by singing “Wonderful Grace.” * The title additionally nods to Keenan’s new child daughter, named Grace.Help secure, sensible, sane journalism. Join Axios Newsletters right here.