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Seven Months After Firing His Ukraine Ambassador, Trump’s Still Looking For A Replacement

Months after former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch was recalled early from that job, in May, the Trump administration is still looking for someone to fill the void.

Trump aides are zeroing in on a replacement, Politico reported Monday. Bill Taylor, the former ambassador, has served as acting ambassador and chargé d’affaires since June.
But Taylor gave crucial, critical testimony in the House impeachment inquiry and has since found himself marginalized on Ukraine policy, two unnamed sources told Politico.
One Trump administration source told Politico that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has gotten more deeply involved in Ukraine policy. Pompeo is scheduled …read more

Source:: TPM


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