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Facts About Lynne Patton
|Lynne Martine Patton
|Place Of Birth
|5 feet 4 inches
|Curtis L. Patton
|University of Miami
|Source of Wealth
Lynne Martine Patton, professionally known by the name Lynne Patton is an American citizen who was designated by President Donald Trump to head Region II of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development in June 2017 which oversees New York and New Jersey. Earlier, she worked as an event planner for the Trump family. She planned the wedding of Eric Trump and helped to run the Eric Trump Foundation. She was also a speaker at the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Lynne Patton turned Michael Cohen hearing into an audition for a reality television
HUD official, Lynne Patton was presented by U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows at the hearing of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen before the United States House Committee on Oversight and Reform to rebut Cohen's assertion that President Trump is "racist". However, Rep. Rashida Tlaib asserted that using a black woman as a prop was a racist act in itself.
Patton also asked permission to star in a reality-TV show while serving as a HUD official. She sought ethical and legal guidance on potentially participating in a "docuseries" about black Republicans.
- President Donald Trump designated her to head Region II of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Early Life of Lynne Patton
Lynne Patton was born in 1973. Her birth name is Lynne Martine Patton. Her father is Curtis L. Patton. The information about her mother is not available. Her father is an epidemiologist and was a professor at Yale University, whereas her mother was a housekeeper. Her birthplace is in Alabama in the United States. She holds American nationality. She grew up in New Haven, Connecticut.
She attended the University of Miami, where she graduated with B.A. in English literature. She then attended the Quinnipiac University School of Law. However, she attended Quinnipiac only for two semesters and dropped without graduating.
Career of Lynne Patton
She was involved in casting the 2012 and 2014 season of The Celebrity Apprentice, according to an Eric Trump Foundation staff biography of Patton.
She was one of 16 unpaid directors at the Eric Trump Foundation. Her position did not appear in Foundation's 2014 tax filings.
She had been a vice president and a board member at the Eric Trump Foundation from January 2009 and January 2017, according to her HUD financial disclosures.
She narrated a YouTube video called "The Trump Family I Know - A Black Female Trump Executive Speaks Out" during Donald Trump's 2016 Presidential campaign.
She defended Trump against accusations that he was racist in the video.
She spoke at the 2016 Republican National Convention. She was listed as "Vice President of The Eric Trump Foundation and Senior Assistant to Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump, and Donald Trump, Jr.
She acknowledged historical racism in her convention speech but said that Donald Trump knows that black lives, LGBTQ lives, veteran's lives, and police lives matter.
She joined other campaign spokeswomen on the Trump-Pence Women's Empowerment Tour.
She is a director of National Diversity Coalition for Trump.
She served as a White House liaison and Director of Public Liaison for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development starting in January 2017.
Her position raised questions of conflict of interest since the Trump Organization co-owns some properties that receive federal rental subsidies from HUD.
She has served as head of Region II since July 2017.
She mocked sexual allegation against Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh in September 2018. She also falsely claimed that CNN host Anderson Cooper had faked a live shot.
She claimed that she would be moving from her New York apartment in Trump Plaza to public housing in November 2018. She began an announced month-long stay in NYCHA housing in February 2019.
U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows presented her at the hearing of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen before the United States House Committee on 27 February 2019 on Oversight and Reform to rebut Cohen's assertion that President Trump is a "racist".
Personal Life of Lynne Patton
Information regarding her marital status is not available. Thus, it cannot be concluded whether she is married or not.
She stated that she struggled with substance abuse and addiction. She also stated that the Trump family stood by her through her tough times.
Body Measurements of Lynne Patton
Her height is 5 feet 4 inches and weight is 149 lbs. Her other body measurements are unavailable in any news sites.
Net Worth of Lynne Patton
There is no information regarding her salary and source of income. Thus, it is difficult to estimate her net worth. Thus, her net worth is not available at present.
Trivias About Lynne Patton You Need To Know.
- She speaks of being with the Trump family since 2009.
- She called April Ryan, the White House correspondent and Washington bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks, "Missy Piggy" in January 2018. For which, she had to apologize.