BREAKING: President-Elect Trump Selects K.T. McFarland As Deputy National Security Advisor
President-elect Donald Trump announced today in a statement that he selected Kathleen Troia “K.T.” McFarland to be the Deputy National Security Advisor.
“I am proud that KT has once again decided to serve our country and join my national security team,” Trump said in a statement. “She has tremendous experience and innate talent that will complement the fantastic team we are assembling, which is crucial because nothing is more important than keeping our people safe.”
K.T. McFarland currently serves as the National Security Analyst for Fox News. In addition, she held national security posts in the Nixon, Ford and Reagan Administrations, according to her extensive resume.
She earned a Bachelor’s degree from George Washington University, a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from Oxford University and completed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ph.D. program (all but dissertation), with concentrations on nuclear weapons, China and the Soviet Union, according to the statement. She was also awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Department of Defense.
“The American people chose Donald J. Trump to lead them for a reason,” McFarland said in a statement. “He has the courage, brilliance and energy to Make America Great Again, and nobody has called foreign policy right more than President-elect Trump, and he gets no credit for it. I’m honored and humbled that he has asked me to be part of his team.”