Margaret Brennan has welcomed her second child, a baby boy! On May 2, the Face The Nation host shared the first pictures of her son.
Margaret has managed to keep people interested in her personal life just like her show. ‘Face The Nation’ has been running for nearly 30 years and has allowed people to deep dive into the latest issues. Amid this, Margaret is also keeping people in the loop with her personal life.
Margaret Brennan welcomes second child
On May 2, Margaret shared the first picture of her newborn baby. She captioned the family photo as: “We’re thrilled to share that our son Malek Murphy Yakub joined us this past week and expanded our family to a party of four. Our pitbull Callie & I are outnumbered by these amazing boys now..”
Margaret further confirmed that she would be taking some time off the show. he wrote: “I’m grateful to @CBSNews to have the privilege of taking maternity leave to recover & bond. I’ll be back on @Facethenation soon. Thank you to @jdickerson for his amazing moderating & support.”
The CBS News host had first shared the happy news with her followers on December 23. Sharing a picture of the blue onesie, she wrote, “Our @facethenation family will get bigger in 2021. I’m excited to share with you all that my family is expecting another baby boy to join us this spring.”
She continued, “While the celebrations will be muted due to the pandemic, we’re joyful that our little one is a sign of hope that the year ahead may be a bit brighter. Thanks to all of our FTN viewers for watching and supporting us as we strived to bring you all the latest on the issues impacting you and your family this past year.”
Margaret Brennan’s personal life explored:
Margaret is married to Ali Iyad Yakub. Ali is an attorney and Marine veteran. Ali and Margaret first met at the University of Virginia in 1998. However, the pair turned their long friendship into romance in 2013. They got married in 2015 and welcomed their son Eamon.
The television reporter had previously explained that her son’s name paid respect to both their cultures. “We wanted to find a name that honors both his Irish-American and Syrian-American heritage. Eamon means guardian in Irish and, while spelled differently, also means righteous in Arabic. We picked it long ago while traveling through Ireland on a road trip,” she revealed.