Dec 6, 2018

Report: Trump replacing Nikki Haley with Heather Nauert as UN ambassador

State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert. Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

President Trump is expected to appoint State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Bloomberg reports.

The big picture: President Trump accepted Nikki Haley’s resignation as UN ambassador in October. She will exit at the end of the year. Nauert served as spokesperson for the State Department since 2017, and became acting undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs earlier this year.

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