Pompeo names Morgan Ortagus as State Department spokeswoman

  04 April 2019    Read: 920
Pompeo names Morgan Ortagus as State Department spokeswoman

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo named former Fox News contributor Morgan Ortagus as the new State Department spokesperson.

"I am pleased to welcome Morgan Ortagus as our new State Department Spokesperson," Pompeo said in a statement. "Morgan brings outstanding credentials and a record of public service to the position. She has worked her entire career in financial services, consulting, and diplomacy. "

Ortagus, a Navy reserve officer, was the anticipated pick for the job and has extensive foreign policy experience.


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