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Biden names ambassadors to U.K., Brazil

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President Joe Biden announced plans on Wednesday to nominate four new ambassadors, moving to fill vacancies at U.S. embassies in Brazil, the United Kingdom, Chad and Denmark.
Three of the nominees are former ambassadors, including Jane Hartley, an adviser and former ambassador to France and Monaco whom Biden will nominate as U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom. Her tenure in Paris included a string of terrorist attacks - including the Charlie Hebdo and Bataclan attacks in 2015, and the Nice attack in 2016 - as well as efforts to strengthen the U.S.-France relationship by bolstering...
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Biden names major Democratic donors as UK, Brazil envoys

Biden names major Democratic donors as UK, Brazil envoys

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WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced his intention to nominate prominent Democratic fundraiser Jane Hartley to serve as ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland and major donor Alan Leventhal to serve as his envoy to Denmark.
The White House also announced Biden would nominate longtime diplomat and attorney Elizabeth Bagley to serve as ambassador to Brazil and career senior foreign service officer Alexander Laskaris to serve in Chad.
The Associated Press reported in July that Biden had settled on Hartley for the high-profile U.K. ambassadorship. She served...
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