Senate confirms Kelly Craft to represent U.S. at UN General Assembly
The Senate voted 56 to 38 on Tuesday to confirm Kelly Craft to represent the U.S. at the UN General Assembly meeting this month.
Why it matters: Craft was confirmed as U.S. ambassador to the UN in July, ending a months-long vacancy for the position after Nikki Haley stepped down at the end of 2018. Craft, who previously served as the U.S. ambassador to Canada and was a high-profile GOP donor in Kentucky, was recommended for the position by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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Editor's note: This post has been corrected to reflect that today's vote was to confirm Craft as the U.S. representative to the UN General Assembly meeting.