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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Nauert Out, Kelly Knight Craft Nominated as Trump's UN Envoy
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Former Fox News pseudo-journalist, State Department spokeswoman, geopolitical know-nothing Heather Nauert withdrew her nomination as Trump's UN envoy last week, saying the following:
"The past two months have been grueling for my family, and therefore it is in the best interest of my family that I withdraw my name from consideration" – with no further elaboration.
Like Nikki Haley, she's supremely unqualified for the diplomatic post, perhaps deciding bowing out discretion is preferable to pretense on the job where she'd clearly be out of her element.
Trump's nominee to replace her Kelly Knight Craft is just as dubious, his envoy to Canada, wife of billionaire coal-mining tycoon/large GOP donor Joseph Craft – CEO of Alliance Resource Partners, a figure with close White House ties.
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