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Trump Said to Pick Donor Kelly Craft for Canada Ambassador

  • Craft and husband contributed millions to Republican causes
  • She would oversee ties as Trump seeks Nafta renegotiation
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President Donald Trump has chosen Kelly Knight Craft, a long-time donor to Republican campaigns, including his own, as ambassador to Canada, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Craft accepted the nomination and is completing the paperwork process required before Senate consideration, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the appointment hasn’t been announced publicly. Craft declined to comment when reached by phone Wednesday.