Alyssa Farah

American political advisor

Alyssa Alexandra Farah (born June 15, 1989) is an American political advisor. She was White House Director of Strategic Communications and Assistant to the President in the Trump administration in 2020.

Alyssa Farah
3rd White House Director of Strategic Communications
In office
April 7, 2020 – December 4, 2020
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byMercedes Schlapp
Succeeded byVacant
Press Secretary of the Department of Defense
In office
September 2019 – April 7, 2020
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byDana White
Succeeded byJohn Kirby
Press Secretary to the Vice President
In office
October 2017 – September 2019
Vice PresidentMike Pence
Preceded byMarc Lotter
Succeeded byKatie Waldman
Personal details
Alyssa Alexandra Farah

(1989-06-15) June 15, 1989 (age 34)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Domestic partnerJustin Griffin (c. 2020–present; engaged)
FatherJoseph Farah
EducationPatrick Henry College (BA)

Farah was Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Media Affairs and the Press Secretary for the United States Department of Defense from 2019 to 2020.[1][2][3]

Farah was press secretary for U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Special Assistant to President Donald Trump from October 2017 to September 2019. Farah is the first person to be the top spokesperson for the President, Vice President, and Secretary of Defense in one Administration.[4]

She was the youngest Pentagon Press Secretary in history.[5]

References change

  1. Collins, Kaitlan (August 14, 2019). "Alyssa Farah, Pence press secretary, expected to move to Pentagon". Retrieved April 7, 2020.
  2. "Alyssa Farah > U.S. Department of Defense > Biography".
  3. "Top Pence aide to become Pentagon press secretary". Retrieved March 8, 2020.
  5. "Farah resigns as White House communications director in tacit nod to Trump's loss". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2021-08-01.