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Trump picks Ueland to lead White House legislative affairs

IANS  |  Washington 

U.S. has selected as his next director of legislative affairs, the announced.

Ueland, currently of the Domestic Policy Council, will take the new job on June 17, replacing Shahira Knight, who left the this month to return to the private sector, reported on Thursday.

said in a statement that Ueland, 53, "has more than two decades of experience serving on Capitol Hill."

According to the White House, served in senior positions in the U.S. Senate since 1996, including as to former Senate Majority Leader

will lead the Office of Legislative Affairs, which is responsible for advancing the President's legislative agenda.



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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 03:42 IST