Jul 10, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump announcing two ambassador picks

Lew Eisenberg. Andrew Harnik / AP

President Trump will officially announce his picks for two ambassadorial posts tonight, an administration source tells Axios.

  • Lew Eisenberg, the financier and former Goldman Sachs partner who served as chairman of the Trump Victory Fund, will be the next ambassador to Italy.
  • Steve King, a businessman from Paul Ryan's hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin, will serve as ambassador to the Czech Republic. King has known Ryan and WH Chief of Staff Reince Priebus for years and is a member of the Republican National Committee.
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