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PoliticsGOP senator doesn't know whether UN pick is up to the job

17:05  09 december  2018
17:05  09 december  2018 Source:   msn.com

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn ' t know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U . N . ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job . Trump wants former Fox News reporter and current State Department

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn ' t yet know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U . N . ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job .

GOP senator doesn't know whether UN pick is up to the job © The Associated Press FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2017, file photo, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert speaks during a briefing at the State Department in Washington. President Donald Trump is expected to nominate Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Two administration officials confirmed Trump’s plans. A Republican congressional aide said the president was expected to announce his decision by tweet on Friday morning, Dec. 7, 2018. The officials were not authorized to speak publicly. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

WASHINGTON — A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn't know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U.N. ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn ' t know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U . N . ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job . Trump wants former Fox News reporter and current State Department

Senator Thanks ‘Young Brown Men’ for Driving Uber. David Leyonhjelm's comments drew criticism from fellow lawmakers and campaign groups. Trump himself called up Kennedy over the weekend after a video went viral of the senator humiliating his pick for a district court judgeship.

Trump wants former Fox News reporter and current State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to replace Nikki Haley as ambassador. Nauert had little foreign policy experience before taking the State Department post.

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee would consider Nauert's nomination, and one committee member, GOP Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, tells CBS' "Face the Nation" that "I most certainly think she has the ability to do the job well."

But he adds, "Does she have detailed knowledge of foreign policy to a level that will allow her to be successful at the United Nations? I don't know."

Tennessee GOP senator Lamar Alexander announces retirement.
Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander announced Monday he will not run for re-election in 2020, saying it’s time for “someone else” to have the privilege of representing Tennessee in the Senate. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); “I will not be a candidate for re-election to the United States Senate in 2020,” the 78-year-old Alexander said in a statement. Alexander, the chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, previously served as governor of Tennessee.

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