U.S. Senate Confirms Nikki Haley As U.N. Ambassador

CNN: Nikki Haley easily confirmed as U.N. ambassador
“The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations, making her the fourth member of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet to be approved even as Republicans and Democrats battle angrily over the pace of confirmations…” (Barrett, 1/24).

The Hill: Senate confirms Trump’s U.N. ambassador
“…The final vote was 96-4, with Democratic Sens. Chris Coons (Del.), Martin Heinrich (N.M.), Tom Udall (N.M.), and Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) voting against her. The Senate vote came hours after the Foreign Relations Committee approved the pick, 19-2. Coons and Udall were the only committee votes against her…” (Carney, 1/24).

Washington Post: Nikki Haley confirmed as new U.S. envoy to the United Nations
“…She will step down from her post [as governor of] South Carolina to take one of the country’s highest profile diplomatic jobs and one that would burnish her résumé for higher office later. Haley, who has no formal diplomatic experience, won significant Democratic support…” (Gearan, 1/24).

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