Kaitlan Collins Biography
Kaitlan L Collins is an American media personality serving as a White House correspondent for CNN. She previously served as the White House Correspondent for the website The Daily Caller.
Kaitlan Collins Age
She was born on April 7, 1992 in Alabama.
Kaitlan Collins Height
Collins stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Where Is Kaitlan Collins From?
Kaitlan is an Alabama native.
Kaitlan Collins Education
Collins attended Prattville High School in Prattville, Alabama and later joined the University of Alabama graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and political science.
Kaitlan Collins Husband
Kaitlan is not married but she is engaged to engaged to Will Douglas who is a pharmacist and the owner of the Crimson Care Pharmacy Group.
Kaitlan Collins CNN
Kaitlan joined CNN in 2017 as a CNN CNN White House Correspondent based in Washington, D.C. She has broken several stories in her coverage of the Trump White House, including major staff departures and consequential policy decisions. She also reported n the Senate special election in her home state of Alabama.
She was included in Mediaite’s list of the 50 Most Influential people in News Media. She was also named to Crain’s NewsPro’s 12 to Watch in TV News in January of 2019, as well as one of Forbes magazine’s “30 under 30: Media” in the same year.
Prior to joining CNN, she served as the White House Correspondent for The Daily Caller, where she covered the first few months of the Trump administration and the 2016 election. She joined The Daily Caller as an entertainment reporter.
Kaitlan Collins Trump
In July 2018 Collin was blocked from attending the rump’s Rose Garden statement on trade with the European Union Commission. This was after she had previously asked the president if his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, betrayed him.
“Did Michael Cohen betray you, Mr. President. Mr. President, did Michael Cohen betray you? Mr. President, are you worried about what Michael Cohen is going to say to prosecutors?”
She has also asked about Russian President Vladimir Putin, who met with Trump in Helsinki, Finland and was in the process of being invited to Washington for a followup meeting.
“Why has Vladimir Putin not accepted your invitation? Why has Vladimir Putin not accepted your invitation, Mr. President? Are you worried about what is on the other tapes, Mr. President?”
The white house officials found her questions “inappropriate” and barred her from the event.
CNN released a statement which read; “Today, CNN White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins was denied access to cover an open press event at The White House. After posing questions to President Trump earlier in the day as the network pool reporter, Collins was told by White House deputy chief of staff for communications Bill Shine and press secretary Sarah Sanders that her questions were ‘inappropriate.’ They were not. Just because the White House is uncomfortable with a question regarding the news of day doesn’t mean the question isn’t relevant and shouldn’t be asked. This decision to bar a member of the press is retaliatory in nature and not indicative of an open and free press. We demand better.”
Sanders also released a statement confirming that Collins was kept out of the event but added that other CNN journalists were welcome to attend in her place.
“At the conclusion of a press event in the Oval Office a reporter shouted questions and refused to leave despite repeatedly being asked to do so. Subsequently, our staff informed her she was not welcome to participate in the next event, but made clear that any other journalist from her network could attend. She said it didn’t matter to her because she hadn’t planned to be there anyway. To be clear, we support a free press and ask that everyone be respectful of the presidency and guests at the White House.”
In May 2020 President Trump through twitter called Collins a CNN Faker, this is after a video shared by Eric trump showed Collins removing her face mask.
A CNN Faker! https://t.co/boSTXeIWcU
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 17, 2020
Nearly 90,000 Americans have been killed by coronavirus, and the president is tweeting about me pulling my mask down for six seconds on Friday. https://t.co/UYib8tS7pO
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) May 18, 2020
This was after she had earlier asked the president why some administration officials at a Rose Garden briefing were not wearing masks.
“We’ve all been tested and we are quite a distance away and we are outdoors, so I told them, I gave them the option, they could wear it or not so you can blame it on me, but I gave them the option. We could wear it or not.” Trump replied.
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