Kayleigh McEnany, the previous CNN commentator who over the weekend appeared in a video trumpeting President Trump’s accomplishments, has been named as the brand new spokesperson for the Republican Nationwide Committee.
“Kayleigh will probably be an integral a part of our Social gathering’s ongoing dedication to selling the Republican message to People throughout the nation,” RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel mentioned in a press release saying McEnany’s appointment. “Her wealth of expertise will probably be invaluable to the RNC as we proceed to help President Trump and construct on our majorities in Congress as we head into 2018.”
McEnany had introduced through Twitter on Saturday that she was leaving CNN, ending her position as one of many pro-Trump pundits the community calls upon to offer commentary. Within the tweet, McEnany mentioned she was departing for a “new position,” telling her followers to “keep tuned” for extra particulars.
Then on Sunday she appeared in a video posted on Trump’s Fb web page. The minute-and-a-half lengthy video featured McEnany, reporting from Trump Tower in New York Metropolis, rattling off a sequence of constructive information tales and crediting the administration with the achievements.
Various critics in contrast it to the propaganda disseminated by state-run media shops; McEnany referred to as it “the true information.”
McEnany requested to be set free of her contract at CNN as a way to go to the brand new job on the RNC. In response to Politico, she is “anticipated to be a serious presence on tv for the GOP.”
CNNMoney (New York) First printed August 7, 2017: 2:02 PM ET