Former Acting Director of National Intelligence and Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has joined the Republican National Committee as a senior adviser.
Grenell will focus on outreach to the LGBT community.
Grenell is quoted as stating: “As America’s first openly-gay cabinet member, I can confidently say that President Trump has done more for gay and lesbian Americans than any other president, and it is not even close.”
According to Fox News:
An RNC official told Fox News that Grenell recently joined the GOP, after serving as the first openly gay U.S. Cabinet official in history.
“As America’s first openly-gay cabinet member, I can confidently say that President Trump has done more for gay and lesbian Americans than any other president, and it is not even close,” Grenell said in a statement to Fox News.
Grenell went on to slam Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, saying that during his “four decades in Washington, he consistently fought against marriage equality and even threatened to cut funding for schools who taught acceptance of homosexuality.”
“From President Trump’s global campaign to decriminalize homosexuality to becoming the first president to support gay marriage on his first day in office, he has been a champion for our community and I am thrilled to be part of the fight to re-elect him for four more years,” Grenell said.
— Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) August 17, 2020
— Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) August 19, 2020
Prior to serving in the Trump administration Grenell was serving the United States as a spokesperson at the United Nations.