Trump’s transition team has issued a blanket mandate requiring politically appointed ambassadors installed by President Barack Obama to leave their posts by Inauguration Day. The order threatens to leave the U.S. without Senate-confirmed envoys for months in critical nations like Germany, Canada, and Britain.
Washington (AFP) — It is the charity stunt that has got everyone from billionaires to pop stars and even former U.S. presidents drenched by buckets of freezing water. But don’t expect American diplomats to get involved in the fast-growing Ice Bucket Challenge — in support of Lou Gehrig’s disease research — any time soon. The […]