Rahm Emmanuel for Japan gets all the headlines….
Nicholas Burns goes to China….
Victoria Reggiie Kennedy* to Austria….
Mark Brazinski to Poland….
Jeff Flake* to Turkey….
Caroline Kennedy is waiting for an Ok to go to Australia…
Cindy McCain* to the UN Agencies for Food and Agriculture…
Sully Sullenberger* to as the Rep to International Civil Aviation Org.
(*Some of the above where confirmed prior to 12/18/2021…).
There’s more in the link below….
The Senate confirmed more than 30 ambassadors and other Biden administration nominees early Saturday after Majority Leader Chuck Schumer agreed to schedule a vote on sanctions on the company behind the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that will deliver natural gas from Russia to Germany.
With many senators anxious to go home for the holidays, Schumer, D-N.Y., threatened to keep the Senate in for as long as it took to break a logjam on a broad array of diplomatic and national security nominees.
Rahm Emanuel, the former mayor of Chicago, was confirmed to serve as ambassador to Japan by a vote of 48-21. Nominees to be ambassadors to Spain, Vietnam and Somalia were among those confirmed by voice vote soon afterward. The votes came after an agreement was reached to hold a vote concerning Nord Stream 2 sanctions before Jan. 14….
This is the Wiki list of President Biden Ambassador’s….
Some Republicans ARE in the mix…..