WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Barack Obama's choice to be the next U.S. ambassador to Iraq despite fierce opposition from conservatives who complained about the nominee's diplomatic record.
Senators voted 73-23 to confirm career diplomat Christopher Hill as Washington's new envoy to Baghdad over the strenuous objections of Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan.
WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Senate confirmed veteran diplomat Christopher Hill as U.S. ambassador to Iraq on Tuesday, voting 73-23 to put Hill in chargeof the largest U.S. embassy in the world. Hill, a career Foreign Service officer, was... Read Post
WASHINGTON — A Senate confirmation vote on President Barack Obama's choice to be the next U.S. ambassador to Iraq will likely be delayed due objections of at least one lawmaker, congressional aides said Wednesday. The Obama administ... Read Post