Paris Dennard Bio
|Paris Dennard was born 18 August 1982, in Phoenix, Arizona. He is a conservative political speaker. Paris Dennard previously worked in several capacities within the Administration of U.S. President George W. Bush, has appeared as a conservative commentator on CNN and NPR and is the Senior Director of Strategic Communications for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.|
|Born||August 18, 1982 Phoenix, Arizona U.S.|
|Age||36 Years as of 2018|
|Partner||He has kept his life private. There is no any public record of him dating, but most assume that he is gay.|
|Education||Pepperdine University (Bachelor of Arts)|
Paris Dennard Biography
Paris Dennard, born 18 August 1982 and raised by a Single mother, is the political commentator for CNN that recently made headlines for a heated exchange with former CIA analyst Phil Mudd. During a CNN interview on 17 August 2018, Dennard argued that former intelligence officers are paid higher rates as consultants in the private sector when they maintain high-level security clearances.
"Zero. I get zero dollars from consulting companies that deal with U.S. government. Are we clear?" Counterterrorism analyst Phil Mudd takes exception to commentator Paris Dennard's suggestion that he benefits financially from his security clearance https://t.co/kPjQ9VFu4t pic.twitter.com/rTdipyFavC
— Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) August 18, 2018
Paris Dennard previously worked in several capacities within the Administration of U.S. President George W. Bush, has appeared as a conservative commentator on CNN and NPR and is the Senior Director of Strategic Communications for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.
Paris Dennard Suspended from CNN
Dennard, a reliably pro-Trump contributor on CNN, was the subject of a report by the Washington Post Wednesday, 22 August 2018, which revealed Arizona State University had fired him in March of 2015 for alleged sexual harassment. According to the report, Dennard was accused of “making sexually explicit comments and gestures toward women, according to documents and a university official.”
Dennard, however, denied the allegations stating “This is sadly another politically motivated attempt to besmirch my character, and shame me into silence for my support of President Trump and the GOP.” Following its publication, CNN and NPR member station WBUR-FM announced they had suspended Dennard pending further investigation.
NEW – CNN is suspending contributor Paris Dennard in the wake of WaPo article. Statement: “We are aware of reports of accusations against Paris Dennard. We are suspending Paris, effective immediately, while we look into the allegations."
— Jeremy Barr (@jeremymbarr) August 23, 2018
Paris Dennard Politics
Before college, Dennard used to work as the chairman of the Arizona Teenage Republicans and spoke at the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia. Dennard worked for U.S. President George W. Bush, including at the Office of Legislative Affairs, the Office of Political Affairs, and the Office of Public Liaison between 2005 and 2009. During that time, he served as White House Director of Black Outreach; coordinated the meetings and travels of the President, First Lady Laura Bush, and the House of Representatives; and planned various events in the White House. Between 2009 and 2011, Dennard worked at the Republican National Committee as an Associate Director for Coalitions.
Dennard purportedly consults on strategic communication, political management, image and brand development, and media training issues, and is the Director of Strategic Communications for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.