Kayleigh McEnany Bio, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth and Height
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Who is Kayleigh McEnany?
Kayleigh McEnany is an American author and political commentator who has been serving as White House Press Secretary for Trump’s office since April 2020. She started working as a producer on Fox News for Huckabee and later as a commentator for CNN.
In 2017, she accepted an appointment to become the national spokesperson for the Republican National Committee. Later on April 7, 2020, she was also appointed as White House Press Secretary during the time of Trump’s administration. McEnany was involved in spreading false claims of fraud in the elections after Joe Biden won and Trump denied his loss. On January 15, 2021, she left the West wing and would officially leave her position after Biden’s inauguration.
Kayleigh McEnany Career
While still in college, McEnany worked as an intern for a number politicians including Tom Gallagher, George W. Bush and Adam Putnam. She later worked in the White House Office of Communications where she came up with media briefings.
Role in Media
McEnany appeared in CNN as a paid commentator while still in law school. She also supported Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential elections. However, before becoming a supporter of Trump, early in 2015 she greatly criticized him. In fact, she declared on CNN as well as on Fox Business that Trump has portrayed himself to be a showman and it would be wrong to call him a republican. McNany left her position on CNN on August 5, 2017. The on the following day, she did a 90-second webcast on Trump’s Facebook page in the Real News Update praising him.
Republican Political Strategist
McEnany has been involved with the Republican Party on several occasions since she was in college. She was involved in criticizing former President Obama in 2012 where she posed a number of tweets which questioned his birthplace. Before her appointment as Whitehouse Press Secretary, she praised Trump’s way of handling the COVID-19 pandemic. Later in March 2020, McNany mentioned that Democrats were attempting to politicize the coronavirus. She was heavily criticized due to her remarks regarding Trump’s efficiency in dealing with the pandemic.
Press Secretary of the White House
In April 2020, Mark Meadows took the place of Mick Mulvaney as White House Chief of Staff and his first decision was hiring McEnany as White House Press Secretary on April 7. After two months in her tenure, the Associated Press wrote that McEnany is willing to defend her boss’ view of himself as well as the most fraudulent misstatements. In April 2020, she supported Trump’s assumptions that the World Health Organisation showed a clear bias towards China. Also, in May, she defended the false accusation of Trump towards Joe Scarborough that he had someone murdered. In addition, in the same month, McEnany supported Trump’s claims about the dangers of “vote by mail” which inaccurately made assumptions that it had a high risk for voter fraud.
Later in June 2020, she supported the choice by Trump’s administration to forcibly vacate peaceful protesters using pepper balls, smoke canisters, batons, riot shields, rubber bullets and officers on horseback. She compared Trump’s actions to Winston Churchill walking the streets so as to survey bomb damage during world war II. She also defended Trump for downplaying the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic in public.
During 2020 Presidential elections
Despite ballots not being completely counted, McEnany made a false declaration of Trump’s victory before the official announcement. Also, even after Joe Biden won the elections, McEnany outlay false assertions of election fraud. After McEnany and other Trump supporters stormed the United States Capitol, Forbes warned corporations against hiring her and her fellow propagandists.
Kayleigh McEnany’s Books
McEnany authored The New American Revolution: Making a populist movement published by New York’s Simon and Schuster on January 9, 2018.
How Old is Kayleigh McEnany?
McEnany was born on April 18, 1988, in Tempa, Florida making her currently 32 years old.
Kayleigh McEnany’s Family
Who are Kayleigh McEnany’s parents?
McEnany’s parents are Leanne McEnany and Michael McEnany who is the owner of a commercial roofing company, McEnany Roofing.
Does Kayleigh McEnany have siblings?
McEnany has two siblings, a brother Michael McEnany who is a resident physician at the University of New Mexico and a sister, Ryann McEnany who worked for Trump’s presidential campaign.
Kayleigh McEnany’s Education
McEnany studied in the Academy of the Holy Names which is a private Catholic preparatory school in Tampa. She then attended Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Washington D.C where she majored in international politics. McEnany then went to study abroad at St Edmund Hall in Oxford. She later enrolled at the University of Miami School of law and then transferred to Havard Law School after finishing her first year at the University of Miami. She later graduated from Havard in 2016 after completing her second and third years.
Kayleigh McEnany’s Husband
McEnany married Sean Gilmartin in November 2017 who is a pitcher in Major League Baseball. They both own a house on Davis Islands which is just about 2 miles away from McEnany’s parents home.
Kayleigh McEnany’s Children – Kids
McEnany has a daughter called Blake Gilmartin who is about one year old.
Kayleigh McEnany’s Net Worth
McEnany has a net worth of about $500,000. She currently gets a taxpayer-financed salary of $183,000 on an annual basis.
McEnany is 5 feet 7 inches tall and has hair as well as blue eyes.