Fox News anchor in talks to join Trump admin: report

Fox News anchor in talks to join Trump admin: report
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Fox anchor Heather Nauert could soon be the latest media personality to join the Trump administration, Politico reported Thursday.

Nauert is in talks to become the State Department spokeswoman, pending Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's approval, sources familiar with the discussions told Politico.

Nauert has been at Fox News since 1998, save for a two-year stint at ABC. She is currently an anchor on "Fox and Friends," the network's morning show, which has been praised by President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Guardian slams Trump over comments about assault on reporter Five takeaways from the first North Dakota Senate debate Watchdog org: Tillerson used million in taxpayer funds to fly throughout US MORE.

At a press conference Thursday, Trump said "Fox and Friends" is "the most honest morning show."


Former Fox News analyst Monica Crowley left the network in December to serve as Trump's senior director of strategic communications. She later withdrew from the job amid accusations that she had plagiarized numerous works throughout her career.

Trump has also drawn from the far-right Breitbart News to fill out his administration, including chief strategist Steve Bannon, who previously served as the website's executive chairman, and Sebastian Gorka, a former Breitbart national security editor who is now a deputy assistant to the president.