Trump To Nominate U.S. Ambassador To Canada Kelly Knight Craft As U.N. Envoy

Washington Post: Trump announces nomination of Kelly Knight Craft to be ambassador to United Nations
“President Trump announced Friday evening that he will nominate Kelly Knight Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada and a major Republican donor, to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Craft is set to succeed Nikki Haley, pending Senate confirmation, and is Trump’s second pick to replace Haley, who left the U.N. post at the end of last year. The president’s first candidate, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert, withdrew from consideration last week. Trump praised Craft’s tenure at the embassy in Ottawa as ‘outstanding’ as he made the announcement on Twitter…” (Rucker/Gearan, 2/22).

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