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Catherine Lucey is an American newspaper reporter & also a correspondent for the White House for the Associated Press.
Personal Life & Family Background :
- Born in 1979, Lucey is the daughter of parents Patricia (mother) and Dr. Michael R Lucey (father). Her father was a gastroenterologist & also a professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
- Lucey graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
- She worked briefly for Associated Press as an editorial assistant and newsperson before moving on to Philadelphia Daily News in 2002. Initially, she was the reporter on crime and politics before being promoted to City Hall reporter in 2007.
- From 2013, Lucey moved back to Associated Press, this time as the State government and politics reporter in Des Moines, Iowa. She has been a White House reporter for the Associated Press since 2017, located in Washington D.C.
Married Life :
- Catherine is married to Ryan Philips Donnell, a freelance editorial and commercial photographer.
- They were married in December 2007 at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Philadelphia.
- Their ceremony was performed by the Rev. David Engo.
- Lucey opted to keep her own name after the marriage.
The Trump Incident :
- In her capacity as a White House reporter, Lucey was present when Donald Trump was posing for a photograph with the current class of White House interns. She tried to ask the President about his comments on Jeff Sessions and the Republican healthcare bill.
- According to Associated Press, it is common for reporters to ask questions during a stage photo opportunity, and usually, the President will answer.
- This time around, President Trump rolled his eyes and curtly told Lucey to “shut up.” He went on to tell the interns posing with him that Lucey was not supposed to ask him questions and was breaking the ‘press code,’ and the interns laughed in response.
- This was not the first time that Trump had been curt and dismissive to reporters. He had also attacked former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly. The former President told Katy Tur to shut up as well, and she was one amongst the number of NBC newswomen who had to endure Trump’s dismissive attitude. Trump had also singled out co-host of Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski.
Body Info / Physical Features
Catherine Lucey Measurements :
- Eye Color : Blue
- Haircut / Hair Color : Brown with blonde streaks.
- How tall / Height : No confirmed information available.
- Feet / Legs / Boots / Shoe Size : No confirmed information available.
- Pregnant ? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
- Weight Loss : A few Google queries regarding this, but we couldn’t find anything conclusive on any of her social media.
Personal / Home Details
- Catherine Lucey Married? : Yes
- Children / No of Kids : –
- Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : White
- Nationality : American