Kayleigh McEnany Bio – WIki
Kayleigh McEnany is an American spokesperson, political commentator, and writer. A former CNN contributor, she was appointed national spokesperson for the Republican National Committee in 2017.
McEnany was born on April 18, 1988, in Tampa, Florida. On April 7, 2020, she was appointed White House Press Secretary.
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Kayleigh McEnany Appointed White House Press Secretary
The White House announced on Tuesday that Donald Trump campaign spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany will replace Stephanie Grisham as the administration’s press secretary.
Due to coronavirus, Grisham never actually held a press briefing of her own from the White House, however, she will keep working at the White House in the East Wing to serve as first lady Melania Trump’s chief of staff.
She is the daughter of commercial roofing company owner Michael McEnany and Leanne McEnany.
McEnany was educated at the Academy of the Holy Names, a Catholic preparatory school in Tampa. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (BSFS) in International Politics from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C.
She spent a year studying at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, a constituent college of the University of Oxford. McEnany studied at the University of Miami School of Law and then transferred to Harvard Law School, receiving her J.D. in May 2017.
While studying at Miami, she was the recipient of the Bruce J. Winick Award for Excellence, a scholarship awarded to students in the top 1% their class
After graduating from Georgetown University, McEnany worked as a producer on Mike Huckabee’s namesake television show and appeared on Fox News. While in law school, she appeared on CNN and often defended President Donald Trump, whom she supported in the 2016 presidential election.
On August 5, 2017, McEnany tweeted she was leaving CNN for another opportunity and appeared as the host of Real News Update the next day. On August 7, 2017, the Republican National Committee appointed McEnany as its national spokesperson.
McEnany’s book, The New American Revolution: The Making of a Populist Movement, was released in early January 2018.
On the February 25, 2020 edition of Trish Regan’s show on Fox Business Network, McEnany praised Trump’s handling of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, saying, “This President will always put America first, he will always protect American citizens, we will not see diseases like the coronavirus come here, we will not see terrorism come here and isn’t it refreshing when contrasting it with the awful presidency of President Obama.”
On April 7, 2020, she was appointed White House Press Secretary.
Husband & Children
She is married pitcher Sean Gilmartin, Who is a professional baseball player. The couple has one daughter.