President Trump Names Texan and Former Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison Ambassador to NATO
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas as Ambassador to NATO.
Hutchison served as U.S. Senator from Texas from 1993 to 2013. The 73-year-old former Senator will represent the United States in the 28 member North Atlantic Treaty Organization which was formed after WWII to counter the expansion of the Soviet Union.
Hutchison’s nomination has to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.