Ex-CNN Pundit Kayleigh McEnany Is RNC's New National Spokeswoman


That's why they went and got McEnany, I assume: For all the grumbling Trump does about CNN being "fake news", they wanted to leverage McEnany's association with the network to give their own broadcast a bit more "real news" credibility.

As discussed frequently in this space, Kayleigh McEnany spent months of her professional life dragging down the editorial standards of CNN by serving as a paid pro-Trump contributor, fashioning only the most absurd defenses of the latest outrage from the candidate/president. She left the network this weekend, a source with knowledge of the situation told NBC News, asking to leave in order to pursue another opportunity.

More than a few critics compared it to the propaganda disseminated by state-run media outlets; McEnany called it "the real news".

CNN reported that it's unclear whether the videos are funded by Trump's re-election campaign or the RNC.

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Then on Sunday she appeared in a video posted on Trump's Facebook page. "Thank you for joining us, everybody". McEnany's video was the second in the "real news" series posted to Facebook, with the first presented by Trump's daughter-in-law Lara Trump, posted on July 30.

During the video, McEnany touted the recent jobs report.

"President Trump has clearly steered the economy back in the right direction", McEnany said. Going further was Michael McFaul, the U.S. ambassador to Russian Federation under President Obama. This legislation is meant to increase wages while decreasing poverty, and saving the American taxpayer billions of dollars. "We are going to bring you nothing but the facts" and that "I bet you haven't heard about all the accomplishments the president had this week, because there's so much fake news out there". Well, the feel coming from the news report on the president's Facebook page has a strong feeling of state news.

Last week, along with two Republican senators, Trump teamed up for the rollout of the new RAISE act, aimed at curbing legal immigration drastically.