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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – US President Donald Trump is considering US Ambassador to France and Monaco Jamie McCourt for the post of the US ambassador to the United Nations, Fox News reported, citing two sources familiar with the selection process.

    McCourt as well as several other officials are potential candidates for the position, but US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert remains a "leading contender" to become the ambassador to the United Nations, sources said on Monday.

    READ MORE: Trump Considers State Dept. Spokesperson Nauert for US Envoy to UN — Reports

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


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