Marco Rubio puts hold on Joe Biden’s ambassador pick for China, Nicholas Burns

Published Nov 17 2021 at 5:38 AM GMT
  • US Senator Marco Rubio placed holds on President Joe Biden’s ambassador picks for China and Spain, a procedural move that will add to the delays the White House has faced getting its envoys to embassies around the world.
  • Nicholas Burns, Biden’s nominee to be ambassador to Beijing, doesn’t understand the threat posed by China’s leaders, Rubio, a Florida Republican, said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • “The last thing we need is another caretaker of American decline in the room with the Chinese….



  • Published Nov 17, 2021 5:38 AM GMT