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Trump says he could tap Pompeo deputy to be new ambassador to Russia

6 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be” his pick to be the new envoy to Russia. Speaking to reporters in the Oval Office, Trump did not deny reports that he planned to nominate Sullivan as ambassador to Russia, saying that the current No. 2 to Secretary Mike Pompeo was "very respected” and that Pompeo likes him “very much." "He's somebody that's being put up and respected very much," Trump said. Sullivan would take over for current Ambassador Jon Huntsman, who announced his resignation from the job earlier this month after two...
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Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow

6 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday.
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Judge won't bow out of Roger Stone case

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