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Trump allies, donors play the ambassador parlor game

Mar 01, 2017 - CNN

President Donald Trump's administration is moving gingerly in filling the hundreds of open US ambassador positions, a pace that is surprising to some of the very people who are seeking appointments.

Donors and others close to the winning campaign typically eye plush postings in Western Europe or the Caribbean, and the coterie of Trump donors are seeking the same.

San Diego developer Doug Manchester has already told associates that he landed one of the gigs -- as the envoy to The Baha...