Trump Nominates Wife Of House Foreign Affairs Chairman To Senior State Post


President Donald Trump has nominated business executive Marie Royce, whose husband is the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, to a senior position at the State Department, the White House announced Wednesday.

Royce, who was nominated to serve as an assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs, has built a 30-year career in the hospitality and telecommunications industries. She was previously appointed to the State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy as a representative of the private sector, and has played a role in facilitating various government-sponsored exchange programs, with a particular focus on economic development and youth and gender issues. She has received awards for her international engagement, and worked as a university professor as well.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post · Karoun Demirjian 



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