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Manchester hires lobbyist to salvage ambassador nomination

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted 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 culture and made many female workers uncomfortable” when he owned the Union-Tribune. Manchester emailed Donald Trump Jr., Sen. Marco Rubio and several White House and State Department officials ahead of the publication of

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