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Kelly Knight Craft confirmed as next U.S. ambassador to Canada

08/03/2017 03:43 PM

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Kelly Knight Craft as the next U.S. ambassador to Canada, making her the first female to take the role. Craft is a University of Kentucky trustee and a well-known Republican donor who co-chaired Gov. Matt Bevin’s 2015 inauguration alongside her husband, coal executive Joe Craft. Kelly Knight Craft, a Glasgow native, was a delegate at last year’s Republican National Convention and part of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations in 2007 during President George W. Bush’s... Read more 


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