According to sources, President Donald Trump plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris, commander of Pacific Command, to be the ambassador to South Korea. Harris had originally been the president’s pick for ambassador to Australia. His confirmation hearing for that post was originally scheduled for Tuesday, but it was postponed. He was widely expected to be confirmed. The news comes after the Senate Foreign Relations committee on Monday endorsed Mike Pompeo for secretary of State. The role of ambassador to South Korea was one of many vacancies in the State Department amid negotiations for a summit between Trump and Kim.
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