Cindy McCain to get role in Trump State Department: report

Getty Images

Cindy McCain is expected to be offered a role in President Trump’s State Department, according to a Monday report in The Daily Beast.

McCain, who is married to outspoken Trump critic Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), is reportedly the president’s pick for a post at Foggy Bottom and may hold the title of “U.S. ambassador-at-large for human rights.”

{mosads}Trump personally, “aggressively courted her for this,” a White House source told the news outlet. “It’s a done deal now. … The president had floated several positions before—this is the one that stuck.”

Both Cindy McCain and her husband have been outspoken in past criticism of Trump.

Cindy McCain is known for working extensively on human rights issues and is part of the McCain Institute Human Trafficking Advisory Council.

Tags John McCain

The Hill has removed its comment section, as there are many other forums for readers to participate in the conversation. We invite you to join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter.

See all Hill.TV See all Video

Most Popular

Load more


See all Video