By Eric Tataw – Saturday February 23, 2019.
Nikki Haley, an American politician who served as United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2017 to 2018 has replied Donald Trump, President of the United States of America following the nomination of a new Ambassador to the United Nations (UN).
“Congratulations to Kelly Craft. She’s done a great job representing us as @USAmbCanada and we know she’ll be a strong voice for America at the United Nations. #USstrong”, Nikki, former Governor of South Carolina from 2011 to 2017 replied to Trump.
The member of the Republican Party and previously a
The position of US Ambassador to the UN has been unfilled since Nikki left late 2018. Heather Nauert, a State Department spokeswoman and former Fox News host was due to replace Nikki before a tactical withdrawal. Nauert withdrew last week after Bloomberg News hinted she had hired an undocumented caregiver.
“I am pleased to announce that Kelly Knight Craft, our current Ambassador to Canada, is being nominated to be United States Ambassador to the United Nations,” the president said in a tweet. “Kelly has done an outstanding job representing our Nation and I have no doubt that, under her leadership, our Country will be represented at the highest level. Congratulations to Kelly and her entire family!”, Trump tweeted Friday, February 22, 2019.
Kelly Knight Craft is an American businesswoman and diplomat who is the United States Ambassador to Canada; she is the first woman to be the United States Ambassador to Canada.
Craft who’s married to Joe Craft, a coal billionaire and hails from Glasgow in Kentucky had served as a member of the University of Kentucky board of trustees. She was as an alternate delegate in the US delegation to the UN during the reign of George W. Bush during which she focused on African issues.