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Manchester hires lobbyist to salvage ambassador nomination

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

With David Beavers and Garrett Ross BILLIONAIRE HIRES LOBBYIST TO SALVAGE AMBASSADOR NOMINATION: “Papa” Doug Manchester apparently really wants to be an ambassador. President Donald Trump nominated Manchester, a San Diego real estate developer who once owned The San Diego Union-Tribune and is worth an estimated $1 billion , last year to be the U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas. But the Senate never confirmed him, and his prospects took a blow in February, when The Washington Post reported that Manchester “employed an unconventional, anachronistic management style that upended the newspaper's...
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