After 16 Months, Trump Names An Ambassador To South Korea

NPR: The White House has nominated Navy Adm. Harry Harris to be the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, filling a key post that's been vacant for the first 16 months of the Trump presidency.

The president signaled his intention to select Harris in recent weeks. But the formal nomination didn't come until late Wednesday, less than a day before Trump's Thursday morning announcement that he'd called off the planned June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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