Kayleigh McEnany named RNC spokesperson

Kayleigh McEnany named RNC spokesperson
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Kayleigh McEnany, who recently departed CNN as a contributor, will be the next spokesperson for the Republican National Committee.

"I am excited to be joining the RNC at such an important and historic time in our country,” said McEnany, a frequent surrogate for Donald Trump in last year's presidential race.
 
“I’m eager to talk about Republican ideas and values and have important discussions about issues affecting Americans across this country," she said in a statement from the RNC. 

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"Kayleigh will be an integral part of our Party’s ongoing commitment to promoting the Republican message to Americans across the country,” RNC Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel said in a separate statement in the same release.

“Her wealth of experience will be invaluable to the RNC as we continue to support President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE and build on our majorities in Congress as we head into 2018.”

McEnany frequently defended the president during her tenure at CNN. She began as a paid contributor in 2016.

The 29-year-old Georgetown and Harvard Law School graduate began her career in television as a producer for former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's (R) Fox News program.  
 
McEnany has also been a contributor to The Hill.