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Trump’s UN pick under fire for spending 300 days away from current post

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Democrat finds Kelly Craft’s ‘staggering time’ away from her current post as ambassador to Canada ‘very troubling’The Trump administration’s nominee to be the next US envoy to the United Nations has come under congressional scrutiny for absenteeism after spending more than half her time in her current post as ambassador to Canada away from her post.Kelly Craft was asked why she spent more than 300 days outside Canada since she took the position in Ottawa in October 2017. In one two-month period between March and May in 2018, Craft was absent from her post 45 out of 54 days, according to Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate foreign relations committee. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/19/trump-un-pick-kelly-craft-ambassador-canada

Author : Julian Borger in Washington

Publish date : 2019-06-19 22:25:29

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