Senate confirms Trump’s pick for ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Senate confirms Trump’s pick for ambassador to Saudi Arabia

The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to confirm retired General John Abizaid as the US ambassador to Saudi Arabia. The Senate voted for the 68-year-old retired four-star Army general, who led US Central Command during the Iraq war. Washington has not had an ambassador in Riyadh since January 2017.

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