Trump nominates California businesswoman U.S. ambassador to France

August 4, 2017 16:38

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DUSHANBE, 04.08.2017. /NIAT “Khovar”/. U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated California entrepreneur Jamie McCourt to be the U.S. ambassador to France, said the White House on Thursday.

McCourt, as an entrepreneur and attorney, has founded and directed leading enterprises in Los Angeles and Boston, said the White House in a statement.

According to Xinhua news agency, the 63-year-old businesswoman has degrees from Georgetown University, the University of Maryland and MIT.

During Trump’s presidential campaign, McCourt showed her support and donated more than 400,000 U.S. dollars to the “Trump Victory” fund, according to Los Angeles Times reports.

McCourt’s nomination, which is seeking the confirmation from the Senate, came after the White House had withdrawn her candidacy to head the diplomatic mission in Belgium.

August 4, 2017 16:38

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