Former Michigan Senate candidate John James is under consideration for the post of U. N. Ambassador.
The former U.S. Senate candidate John James, as one of the President Trump the top candidate for Ambassador to the United Nations, a source familiar with the talks on the matter, told Fox News on Tuesday.
The source said James is the leading candidate and has expressed interest in the position of the White house. The faith of the trumps of the inner circle is that James is a rising political superstar, and the U. N. post could give him a way in elected office. White house officials also confirmed to Fox News, James is under consideration.
The 37-year-old James, a West Point graduate and veteran of the Iraq war, won the Republican primary for the Senate in Michigan last year, but was defeated in November by the three-term incumbent Democrat Debbie Stabenow. But the race was unexpectedly, and the GOP officials in Michigan expressed the hope that James will be the challenge of the state’s other democratic senator, Gary Peters, in the year 2020.
Michigan has not, the Republicans of the US Senate elected since Spencer Abraham in 1994.
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Trump nominated originally, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert in December to replace Nikki Haley as a U. N. Ambassador. Nauert, a former Fox News anchor and correspondent, withdrew her name from consideration last week, citing “the best interest of your family.”
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A state Department source told Fox News that the nomination of the top of the requirements to travel the world and see between Washington and New York, to his family, grew to much for you.
Since Haley served on the departure at the end of last year, a diplomat, Jonathan Cohen as Deputy U.S. Ambassador to the U. N.
Fox News’ John Roberts contributed to this report.