KT McFarland Selected to Join Trump’s National Security Team


President-elect Donald Trump has selected KT McFarland to join his national security team.

KT McFarland was a member of Henry Kissinger’s National Security Council Staff. She also served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs under President Ronald Reagan from 1982 to 1985, and senior speechwriter to and principal deputy assistant secretary of defense Pentagon spokesman under Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger.

In 1985, McFarland received the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, which is the Defense Department’s highest civilian award.

Recently, McFarland has been serving as a Fox News’ national security analyst, host of its DEFCON program, and contributor to its Opinions page columnist. She takes a strong stance against terrorism.

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