Kayleigh McEnany

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Kayleigh McEnany
Kayleigh McEnany by Gage Skidmore.jpg
31st White House Press Secretary
In office
April 7, 2020 – January 20, 2021
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byStephanie Grisham
Succeeded byJen Psaki
Personal details
Born (1988-04-18) April 18, 1988 (age 33)
Tampa, Florida, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Sean Gilmartin (m. 2017)
EducationGeorgetown University (BS)
Harvard University (JD)

Kayleigh McEnany (born April 18, 1988)[1] is an American spokesperson, political commentator, and writer.[2] McEnany was the 31st White House Press Secretary from 2020 to 2021. She was a former CNN contributor. She was made national spokesperson for the Republican National Committee in 2017.[3][4][5]

In February 2019, she was named national press secretary for Donald Trump's 2020 presidential campaign.[6] On April 7, 2020, she was appointed White House Press Secretary.[7]

On October 5, 2020, McEnany tested positive for COVID-19.[8][9]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Thank you to my incredible @GOP colleagues!!". Twitter. April 18, 2018.
  2. Kirell, Andrew (February 22, 2016). "Meet the Trumpkins: The Donald's Army of Media-Hungry Cable News Boosters". The Daily Beast. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  3. Wemple, Erik (July 5, 2016). "CNN Management is Determined to Torture its Anchors". The Washington Post. Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  4. Horsey, David (June 9, 2016). "Trump Bigotry Has Shameless Defenders, From GOP Pols to CNN Shills". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  5. "About Me". KayleighMcEnany.com. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  6. "Trump 2020 campaign announces communication team". Washington Post. February 19, 2019. Archived from the original on February 20, 2019. Retrieved April 7, 2020.
  7. Haberman, Maggie (2020-04-07). "Trump Has a New Press Secretary: Kayleigh McEnany, a Campaign Spokeswoman". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-04-07.
  8. Mangan, Dan; Wilkie, Christina (October 5, 2020). "Trump press secretary Kayleigh McEnany and two deputies test positive for coronavirus". CNBC. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  9. "Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for COVID-19: List of those in Trump orbit to contract coronavirus". 6abc Philadelphia. October 2, 2020. Archived from the original on October 8, 2020. Retrieved October 6, 2020.