You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Trump nominates KT McFarland for ambassador to Singapore

AP  |  Washington 

President Donald Trump has nominated a top national security adviser to President Donald Trump to be his envoy to

KT McFarland came into the as a deputy to Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

Flynn was asked to resign in February amid revelations that he misled senior administration officials about his contacts with Russian officials.

The confirmed McFarland's move in a statement yesterday, saying, "KT's work in developing policies that put American interests first will have a lasting impact."

McFarland had been working as a Fox analyst before joining Trump's national security team. She previously worked for three Republican presidents - Richard Nixon, Gerald and Ronald Reagan.

The position is pending Senate confirmation.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, May 20 2017. 07:07 IST