Trump ‘rethinks’ ambassador to Australia
THE Trump administration plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris, the proposed next US ambassador to Australia, to instead fill the long-vacant post of ambassador to South Korea instead, a senior US official said.
Another source with knowledge of the situation said US President Donald Trump’s nominee to be secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, had asked Admiral Harris to take the post in Seoul, which has been vacant since Mr Trump took office in January last year.
Both sources spoke on condition of anonymity.
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