'American Sniper' Widow Taya Kyle: Joins Fox News as a Contributor
It is official now, 'American Wife' author and veterans' activist Taya Kyle joined FOX News Channel as a contributor this Monday.
The wife of late U.S. Navy SEAL and ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle, whose life story was the story of the Clint Eastwood-directed and nominated for six Academy Awards movie American Sniper, has joined Fox News Channel, as a contributor along with Newt Gingrich and Judith Miller this Monday.
Kyle will give commentary on various issues including military and family matters on several of Fox News' daytime and primetime shows. As reported by dallasnews.com, the network said in a news release.
"An advocate for military families and American women, Kyle has also worked alongside the Patriot Tour, traveling the country to teach lessons of grief, faith and love to those in need."
Kyle is the founder of the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF) that helps to empower the families and marriages of military service members and first responders. CKFF was founded to honor life and legacy of her husband “American Sniper” Chris Kyle.
Since the tragic demise of her husband in 2013, Kyle has been active as an advocate for military families and women.
Caption: Taya Kyle on if military leaders should engage in politics!
Kyle made her first appearance as a contributor on Fox & Friends on Monday morning with a bang, contemplating on the debate about whether retired senior military officials should publicly endorse presidential candidates. For the matter of fact, US Presidential elections are round the corner.
Two retired generals who spoke at the DNC and RNC political conventions hit and took criticism from Martin Dempsey, the former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who started high ranking officers should be kept "off the stage” and far from the saga.
But Kyle didn’t agree with Dempsey and took the matter to Dempsey disagreement. She said.'
"These guys are retired. They spent their careers fighting for all of our right to freedom of speech, so I think once they're out, they should be the first in line to exercise their right to free speech."