Heather Nauert

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Heather Nauert
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Spokesperson for the United States Department of State
Assumed office
April 24, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byJohn Kirby
Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
In office
March 13, 2018 – October 10, 2018
PresidentDonald Trump
LeaderRex Tillerson
Mike Pompeo
Preceded bySteve Goldstein
Succeeded byVacant
Personal details
Heather Ann Nauert

(1970-01-27) January 27, 1970 (age 49)
Rockford, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Scott Norby (m. 2000)
EducationPine Manor College
Arizona State University
Mount Vernon Seminary and College (BA)
Columbia University (MA)
*Pending Senate confirmation

Heather Ann Nauert (born January 27, 1970) is an American journalist and government official. She is Spokesperson for the United States Department of State since April 24, 2017, appointed by President Donald Trump.[1]

Nauret is a former ABC News correspondent and news presenter on the Fox News program Fox & Friends. She also was Acting Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs from March to October 2018.

On November 1, 2018, it was reported that President Trump offered Nauert the position of United States Ambassador to the United Nations to replace the outgoing officeholder, Nikki Haley.[2] On December 7, 2018, President Trump nominated her to replace Haley.[3] She withdrew her nomination on February 16, 2019.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Scarry, Eddie (April 24, 2017). "Fox News reporter Heather Nauert named State Department spokeswoman". Washington Examiner.
  2. Samuels, Brett (November 1, 2018). "Heather Nauert offered UN ambassador job: reports". The Hill.
  3. Chalfant, Morgan (December 7, 2018). "Trump to nominate Nauert as United Nations ambassador". The Hill. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  4. Karni, Annie; Haberman, Maggie (February 16, 2019). "Heather Nauert Withdraws From Consideration as U.N. Ambassador" – via NYTimes.com.

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