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Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

6 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

If confirmed, Lana Marks would bring no prior diplomatic experience to her role as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa.
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Trump Picks Mar-a-Lago Member/Handbag Designer for Ambassador to South Africa

Trump Picks Mar-a-Lago Member/Handbag Designer for Ambassador to South Africa

6 monthes ago   |   By Vanity Fair

Lana Marks, despite speaking Afrikaans and Xhosa, may have some difficulty getting confirmed by the Senate.
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Trump nominates handbag designer as envoy to South Africa

6 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has nominated a South Florida-based luxury fashion and handbag designer to be the new U.S. ambassador to South Africa.
The White House announced the nomination of native South African Lana Marks late Wednesday.
Marks was born and raised in South Africa and is now the CEO of the Lana Marks Collections design firm which caters to celebrities. She speaks Xhosa and Afrikaans and lives in Palm Beach, Florida.
There has been no U.S. ambassador to South Africa since Trump's election. The extended vacancy had led to criticism that the Trump administration was...
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Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow

Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow

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Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Dispute With Congress

Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Dispute With Congress

A federal judge said Monday that the president cannot block a House subpoena to Mazars USA, an accounting firm for Trump and his businesses. Read more ...

Kris Kobach Is Demanding Some Insane Perks To Be Trump's Immigration Czar...

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Judge upholds Dem subpoena for Trump financial records

Judge upholds Dem subpoena for Trump financial records

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McConnell unveils bill to hike smoking age - revised and bipartisan

McConnell unveils bill to hike smoking age - revised and bipartisan

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Trump FCC prepares to approve T-Mobile-Sprint merger

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