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Biden set to nominate Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Australia: report

Posted On: Sep 25, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Caroline Kennedy.
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President Biden is set to nominate Caroline Kennedy as ambassador to Australia, per a CNN report .
Kennedy served as US ambassador to Japan under then-President Barack Obama from 2013 to 2017.
She is a longtime friend of Biden, who served in the Senate with her uncle, the late Ted Kennedy.
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President Joe Biden is set to nominate Caroline Kennedy to become the next ambassador to Australia, according to a CNN report. Kennedy, the daughter of former President John F. Kennedy and former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, served as ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017 under then-President Barack Obama. She is a longtime friend and political ally of Biden, and spoke during the Democratic National Convention last summer. A White House spokesperson declined to comment on the nomination, saying that additional ambassadors would be revealed once the vetting process was finished. Kennedy's appointment would highlight...

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