01:22 GMT21 September 2020
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    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US President Donald Trump is considering Department of State spokesperson Heather Nauert to serve as the country’s next ambassador to the United Nations, US media reported.

    The White House views the former Fox News host as a capable advocate for the Trump administration’s foreign policy, who could replace outgoing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, Politico reported on Tuesday citing three officials close to the president.

    Nauert also currently serves as the acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs at the State Department.

    READ MORE: Trump Seeks Congress Approval for Separate Trade Deals With Japan, EU, UK

    Both Nauert and the White House did not reply to requests for comment on the matter, the newspaper said.

    On October 9, Trump announced Haley had submitted her resignation and planned to leave the administration at the end of the year.


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