Dems Grill Trump’s U.N. Nominee Over Ottawa Absences
Kelly Knight Craft spent about half her tenure as ambassador outside Canada, data shows. She says much of it was work travel.
Billionaire Kelly K. Craft will likely be the first US ambo to UN with her own private jet. Dems say that's a problem cuz she spent half of her tenure as ambo to Canada jetting off to the US. Repubs say it saves taxpayers money cuz she pays her own way.
Last year, the Trump administration withdrew all funding for UNFPA, which funds family planning programs in 150 countries. Sen Shaheen today secured pledge from Kelly Craft to meet UNFPA's executive director if she is confirmed as US ambassador to UN