Trump Formally Nominates Kelly Craft To Serve As Next U.S. Ambassador To U.N.
Associated Press: Trump formally submits Kelly Craft nomination for U.N. post
“President Donald Trump has formally submitted to the Senate the nomination of Kelly Craft to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Craft serves as the U.S. ambassador to Canada. In February, Trump had said he had selected Craft for the U.N. job. Craft, a Kentucky native, was a member of the U.S. delegation to the U.N. General Assembly under President George W. Bush’s administration…” (5/2).
POLITICO: Trump formally nominates Kelly Craft for U.N. ambassador
“…Craft is likely to face a bruising Senate confirmation process, despite staunch backing from a fellow Kentuckian, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. She is expected to endure questions about her family’s extensive business interests and her knowledge about international issues at a time when the U.S. faces geopolitical challenges ranging from Russia to China. Her husband, Joe Craft, is a billionaire coal executive with close links to the White House. Craft would replace former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who left the U.N. post at the end of 2018…” (Gardner/Panetta, 5/2).
Additional coverage of Craft’s nomination is available from ABC News, CNN, and Vox.
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