Reprinted with permission from Alternet.
President Donald Trump’s embattled nominee to become the next UN Ambassador Saturday evening officially withdrew her nomination after two months of rumors surrounding her hiring of a nanny not authorized to work in the United States, Bloomberg News reports.
Heather Nauert, who has served as spokesperson for the United States Department of State since April of 2017, also served for a good portion of 2018 as the Acting Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. Many had questioned her appointment to that position, given her thin resume.
“I am grateful to President Trump and Secretary Pompeo for the trust they placed in me for considering me for the position of U.S.…