Heather Nauert just announced that she is stepping down from her bid to be the next US Ambassador to the UN. Nauert currently serves as the spokesperson for the United States Department of State
According to Breitbart, Nauert cited personal and family reasons for stepping down. She stated that “the past two months have been grueling for my family and therefore it is in the best interest of my family that I withdraw my name from consideration.”
President Trump announced in December that he had picked Nauert to replace outgoing ambassador Nikki Haley. Nauert made the decision to withdraw her name from consideration before being officially confirmed by the Senate.
Nauert said in her announcement that “serving in the Administration for the past two years has been one of the highest honors of my life and I will always be grateful to the President, the Secretary, and my colleagues at the State Department for their support.”
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