Trump Picks Ambassador to Canada for UN Post

Trump's first pick to replace Haley, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert, withdrew over the weekend.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Trump said in a pair of tweets that Craft “has done an outstanding job representing our Nation” and he has “no doubt that, under her leadership, our Country will be represented at the highest level.” Two people familiar with the matter who…

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