Updated: February 26, 2021
President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he was nominating Kelly Knight Craft, currently ambassador to Canada, as U.S. ambassador to the U.N.
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell recommended her to the president earlier this week, according to Axios.
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Earlier on Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said: “I am very pleased that President Trump has announced his intent to nominate Ambassador Kelly Craft to be our next U.S.
“Ambassador to the United Nations. Ambassador Craft has been an outstanding advocate for America’s national security and economic interests in Canada and she is extremely well-qualified to do the same at the United Nations.
“I look forward to her confirmation and continuing to work with her at the United Nations”.