Meet Morgan Ortagus

Morgan Ortagus is running for Congress in Tennessee’s Fifth District with President Trump’s “complete and total endorsement.” She is an active U.S. Navy Reserve Officer and a business executive, who is running for Congress to stop Democrats from destroying all the good work accomplished by President Trump and his administration. For Morgan, it’s personal: she served in President Trump’s Department of State.

In the Trump Administration, she worked closely with the White House on the historic Abraham Accords that brought peace deals between Israel and UAE, Bahrain, and Sudan. Traveling with Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to more than 50 nations, she coordinated messaging campaigns and responses to sensitive and high-profile foreign policy actions, from hostage negotiations to the U.S. campaign against Huawei’s 5G expansion in the West. She led U.S. government efforts to push back against sophisticated Chinese, Russian, and Iranian disinformation campaigns, and was instrumental in the United States’ determination of the Chinese government’s genocide against the Uyghurs.

Morgan worked her way through public high school and college, in an array of jobs, including as an Applebee’s waitress and hostess. In business, Morgan has worked with clients in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. She is currently a national security contributor at Fox News.

Morgan and her husband, Jonathan, have a daughter, Adina, who is the light of their lives. They live in Nashville and attend Congregation Sherith Israel.