White House Adds 2 Women Ambassadors To List Of Possible Replacements For U.S. Ambassador To U.N. Haley, Officials Say
POLITICO: White House considers 2 female ambassadors to replace Haley at U.N.
“The White House is adding two high-profile women, both confirmed ambassadors, to the list of candidates to succeed Nikki Haley at the United Nations, according to two senior administration officials: Jamie McCourt and Kelly Knight Craft. … McCourt, the American ambassador to France and Monaco, is a former corporate attorney and CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers whose 2009 divorce from former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt became tabloid fodder. … Craft, the American ambassador to Canada, is the [wife] of billionaire coal baron and Republican mega donor Joe Craft…” (Johnson et al., 10/12).
Roll Call: No to ‘Ambassador Ivanka’ — President Signals Daughter Won’t Be U.N. Envoy
“President Donald Trump on Friday appeared to signal he will not nominate his daughter, Ivanka Trump, to be the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. He used a tweet to say it is ‘nice’ that ‘everyone’ wants his daughter to be the U.S. envoy to the global body. But then he added this: ‘She would be incredible, but I can already hear the chants of Nepotism!’…” (Bennett, 10/12).