Trump taps NFL owner Woody Johnson as ambassador to UK

By REUTERS
January 19, 2017 20:51

 
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WASHINGTON  - President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday that National Football League team owner Woody Johnson was "going to St. James," indicating he would assume the plum diplomatic post of US ambassador to the United Kingdom.

Trump referred to Johnson, owner of the New York Jets, as "ambassador" during remarks at a luncheon in Washington honoring supporters on the eve of his swearing in as the 45th US president.

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