K. T. McFarland

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K. T. McFarland
KT McFarland by Gage Skidmore.jpg
McFarland in 2016
Deputy National Security Advisor
In office
January 20, 2017[1] – May 19, 2017
Serving with Dina Powell
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byAvril Haines
Succeeded byRicky L. Waddell
Personal details
Born
Kathleen Troia

(1951-07-22) July 22, 1951 (age 68)
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Alan R. McFarland
Children5 (3 as mother, 2 as stepmother)
Education

Kathleen Troia "K.T." McFarland (born July 22, 1951) was the Deputy National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump from January 20, 2017 to May 19, 2017.

On April 9, 2017, it was reported that she would soon be leaving this post and be nominated to be the next United States Ambassador to Singapore.

McFarland served previously as a staff member on the U.S. National Security Council in the 1970s and a staff member at the Defense Department in the 1980s. McFarland ran unsuccessfully for the Republican Party nomination in the United States Senate election in New York, 2006, then was a Fox News national security analyst and a contributor to its website opinion page in the 2010s.

References[change | change source]

  1. Firozi, Paulina (9 April 2017). "Deputy national security adviser K.T. McFarland to leave post: report". TheHill.

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