Light, camera, POMPEO! Fox News signs former Secretary of State Mike to add him to the list of MAGA contributors, including Kayleigh McEnany and Lara Trump
- Pompeo served as Donald Trump’s CIA director and as his top diplomat
- He is considered a potential presidential candidate in 2024
- Participation in the “Save America” event at Trump’s Doral Golf Club
- It will “give viewers an open, no-nonsense look at the” America First policies that helped set the course for unprecedented American prosperity. “
- Trump railed against Fox late in his presidency, but has appeared regularly on the network
- Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany appears on the network’s Outnumbered.
- Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara also makes a paid contribution
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has signed up with Fox News Media as a paid employee as the network continues to track down prominent figures from the Trump administration and the former president’s own family.
Pompeo, who served as the nation’s chief diplomat as well as the CIA director and member of the Kansas Republican House, is a potential presidential candidate in 2024.
Pompeo managed to avoid clashes with Trump that occurred between the president and other senior members of his security team, despite seeing his own forms of setback. He had to end his last planned trip to Europe a few days before leaving office after the Luxembourg Foreign Minister and high-ranking representatives of the European Union refused to meet him after the uprising in the Capitol.
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, seen here at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), joins Fox as a contributor
Shortly after he resigned, he landed a place as a “respected fellow” at the conservative Hudson Institute.
The prospective presidential candidate is expected to take part in the Save America fundraiser at Trump’s Doral Golf Club in Florida later this week.
Fox has a long history of providing platform and compensation to top Republican officials who spend their time between Republican administrations. A handful of 2016 competitors had made on-air appearances on the network, and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee had his own show and contributed.
Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, who co-sponsors the network’s “Outnumbered” program, which aired her first appearance this week, also joined Fox.
McEnany’s final financial disclosure form revealed that she had an agreement with Fox, despite the fact that the company released a statement on Jan. 6, titled ‘McEnany’.is currently not an employee or employee of FOX News. ‘
Former White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany anchors “Outnumbered” on Fox
The network also hired Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara as an employee
Lara Trump fueled the MAGA crowd during the campaign
Daughter and Senior Advisor to US President Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President Tiffany Trump, campaign advisor to the US President and Eric Trump’s wife Lara Trump wear face masks as they arrive for the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. on October 22, 2020
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Pompeo is a potential GOP presidential candidate for 2024 – as is Trump himself and former Vice President Mike Pence
Lara Trump, the wife of Trump’s son and executive director of the Trump organization, Eric Trump, signed her own contract with the network. During the campaign, she regularly warmed up Trump rallies with attacks on Joe Biden and the Democrats.
If Pompeo chose to run for president, his agreement with the network would be terminated, as happened when Fox employee Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a former Trump White House press secretary, decided to run for governor of Arkansas .
‘As a former diplomat and member of Congress, and in this new role at FOX News Media, I want to give viewers an open, factual look at the geopolitics, international relations, and America First politics that helped set the course for unprecedented Ways to Determine American Wealth and Security, “Pompeo said in a statement released by the network.
It will appear on multiple platforms including the Fox Business Network.
Trump attacked the network late in his term in office, encouraging his followers to watch rival networks Newsmax and OAN. But he called Fox & Friends and Fox Business Host Maria Bartiromo again after leaving the White House. Twitter banned Trump following the uprising and a number of his election fraud allegations, and he has made statements through his post-presidential office and Save America PAC.