Peter Cook

Peter Cook

Peter Cook is executive vice president and chief communications officer ​of the American Bankers Association. Previously he was press secretary to U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, replacing Maura Sullivan in that role. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Peter Cook has 102 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2008 Call-In as an Anchor for the Money and Politics of the Bloomberg Television. The year with the most videos was 2016 with 46 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 402 views per program. Most appearances with Maya MacGuineas (4), Alice M. Rivlin (3), Chris Van Hollen (3). Most common tags: Syria, Iraq, U.S. Economy.

Appearances by Title:January 1, 2012 - Present Chief Correspondent, Washington, Bloomberg Television Videos: 17 c. January 1, 2008 - Present Anchor, Money and Politics, Bloomberg Television Videos: 17

Previously

Press Secretary, Department of Defense c. July 1, 2015 - January 20, 2017 Videos: 68

Recent Appearances

  • Defense Department Briefing

    Defense Department Briefing

    On his final day on the job, Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke ahead of the regular briefing at the Pentagon to give…

  • Defense Department Briefing

    Defense Department Briefing

    Acting Assistant Defense Secretary for International Security Affairs, Elissa Slotkin, talked about the U.S. fight against ISIS…

  • Defense Department Briefing

    Defense Department Briefing

    Defense Department Press Secretary Peter Cook announced a series of airstrikes against al-Qaeda affiliated military targets…

  • Defense Department Briefing

    Defense Department Briefing

    Undersecretary of Defense Peter Levine provided an update on department recoupment efforts in the wake of the California…

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