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Trump nominates Kelly Craft as ambassador to the U.N.

Kelly Knight Craft. Photo: Tom Williams/ Getty Images

In a tweet Friday night, President Trump announced the nomination of Kelly Knight Craft, the current ambassador to Canada, for ambassador to the U.N.

Details: The Kentucky native has public and private sector experience. She and her husband are among the biggest Republican donors in the state, according to Fortune.

Go deeper: McConnell recommends Kelly Craft to Trump for UN ambassador