Fox News severs ties with Monica Crowley as she gears up for new gig in Trump admin

Fox News has reportedly terminated Monica Crowley’s contract in the wake of her expected position in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.

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The Fox News contributor confirmed to The Hill that she has been asked to serve as a deputy national security adviser and a Fox News spokesperson confirmed to the Hill that her contract has been terminated.

The 48 year-old loyal Trump supporter was also rumored to have been a possible pick for White House press secretary.

Crowley, who has hosted “The Monica Crowley Show” on radio since 2002, also served as a foreign policy assistant to former President Richard Nixon after he left the White House.

A vocal critic of President Obama and former Secretray of State Hillary Clinton, Crowley is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has a Ph.D. in international affairs from Columbia University.

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Crowley will serve under retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, who has been named National Security Advisor. She would also work with KT McFarland, a fellow former Fox News analyst who was added to Trump’s national security team last month.

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Note: This post was updated to reflect the correction of Crowley as a Fox News “contributor” and not a Fox News  “analyst.”

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