Dina Powell Withdraws As Potential Candidate To Replace U.S. Ambassador To U.N. Haley

POLITICO: Dina Powell out as contender for U.N. post
“Dina Powell, a Goldman Sachs executive and former aide to President Donald Trump, has withdrawn her name from consideration to replace outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, according to two people familiar with her decision…” (White/Orr, 10/11).

Reuters: Dina Powell withdraws from consideration for U.S. envoy to U.N. — source
“…Powell told President Donald Trump by phone that she was honored to be considered but planned to stay at Goldman Sachs, the source told Reuters. Trump, who says a number of people want the job, is also considering the U.S. ambassador to Canada, Kelly Craft, for the position, a source familiar with the matter said. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is also a candidate, another source said…” (Holland, 10/11).

Washington Post: Dina Powell no longer in running to succeed Nikki Haley
“…Powell and Trump also spoke Wednesday, and the president conveyed to some confidants that she was one of his top choices for the job. At the time, a senior White House official described Powell as one of two leading candidates…” (Parker/Sonmez, 10/11).

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