Biden Under Pressure To Appoint Fewer Top Donor Ambassadors
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After the Donald Trump administration named more politically connected ambassadors than any modern president, President Joe Biden is under pressure to reverse the trend of naming high-dollar donors to ambassador positions. “Our diplomats expect Biden to build diplomacy back better. That’s what he promised on the campaign trail,” said former Foreign Service officer Brett Bruen in a statement Tuesday. “It means not going back to the old practice of doling out ambassadors to the well-to-do and the well-connected.” Modern administrations have taken to giving highly coveted ambassador roles like Fr…

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