UN ambassador pick inexperienced
WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert (48) as US ambassador to the United Nations, a source familiar with his decision said, selecting someone with no prior policy or political experience to deal with some of the world’s thorniest issues.
The decision could be announced as early as today. Nauert, who would require Senate confirmation, is a former Fox News Channel correspondent and anchor. She became the State Department’s spokeswoman in April 2017 and was named this year acting undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs. If confirmed she will succeed Nikki Haley who is leaving this year — AAP