• China Jan 21

    China Hits Trump Officials With Sanctions on Their Way Out

    China has imposed sanctions on nearly 30 former Trump administration officials as they made their way out the door

  • UN Jun 6, 2020

    US Shares Proposal to Extend Iran Arms Embargo With Russia

    U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft says she has shared a draft U.N. Security Council resolution with Russia that would extend the arms embargo against Iran indefinitely

  • Israel Nov 8, 2019

    UN Votes Overwhelmingly to Condemn US Embargo on Cuba

    The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Thursday to condemn the American economic embargo of Cuba for the 28th year, rejecting U.S. criticism of human rights violations there and criticizing the Trump administration’s increasingly tough enforcement measures. The vote in the 193-member world body was 187-3 with the U.S., Israel and Brazil voting “no,” and Colombia and Ukraine abstaining. Last year,...

  • Canada Aug 1, 2019

    Senate Confirms Kelly Craft as US Ambassador to UN

    The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest. Craft, a longtime GOP activist from Kentucky, is currently U.S. ambassador to Canada. She was confirmed 56-34, ending a more than seven-month vacancy in the key diplomatic position. She and her husband, Joe...

  • Donald Trump Jun 17, 2019

    GOP Mutters, Gently, as Trump Sidesteps Senate for Top Aides

    President Donald Trump’s latest anointment of an acting head of a major federal agency has prompted muttering, but no more than that, from Republican senators whose job description includes confirming top administration aides. Their reluctance to confront Trump comes as veterans of the confirmation process and analysts say he’s placed acting officials in key posts in significantly higher numbers than...

  • Donald Trump May 6, 2019

    Democrats Challenge Trump UN Nominee Kelly Craft on Climate Change

    Three Democratic senators are calling on President’s Donald Trump’s nominee for U.N. ambassador to clarify that she will put U.S. interests ahead of her own financial interests when it comes to climate change. The Democrats say Kelly Craft, who was nominated as U.S. ambassador to the U.N. last week, has invested more than $60 million in oil companies and other...

  • Donald Trump Feb 23, 2019

    Trump Picks Ambassador to Canada for UN Post

    President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Trump said in a pair of tweets that Craft “has done an outstanding job representing our Nation” and he has “no doubt that, under her leadership, our Country will be...

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