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Rahm Emanuel: Trump Is an ‘Albatross Around the Republican Party’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) called former President Donald Trump “an albatross around the Republican Party.”. Anchor George Stephanopoulos said, “One of the remarkable things about that, Rahm Emanuel, is, usually, when presidents are defeated, a first-term president is defeated, the party tends to abandon them. In this case, it appears that the GOP is doubling down.”
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Biden's eloquence with Floyd family will ring hollow if he gives Rahm Emanuel a key job

Roxie Washington, the mother of George Floyd's daughter Gianna Floyd, Joe Biden and Rahm Emanuel (Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images) If President Biden meant what he said after meeting with George Floyd's family in the Oval Office earlier this week, he won't nominate Rahm Emanuel to be the U.S. ambassador to Japan. But recent news reports tell us that's exactly what he intends to do.
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Biden Expected to Nominate Thomas Nides Ambassador to Jerusalem, Rahm Emanuel to Tokyo

President Joe Biden is expected to nominate Thomas Nides, managing director and vice-chairman of Morgan Stanley and a former Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources under Secretary Hillary Clinton, his ambassador to Israel, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the choices (Biden to Nominate Thomas Nides as Envoy to Israel, Eric Garcetti as Ambassador to India).
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Biden can’t name Rahm Emanuel as ambassador because of Laquan McDonald

President Joe Biden reportedly selected Rahm Emanuel, the former Chicago mayor and Obama chief of staff, as his pick for U.S. Ambassador to Japan. Emanuel is the worst possible choice for a diplomat to any country. He just doesn’t strike anyone as a diplomatic person because he pisses people off. But more importantly, Rahm Emanuel should not have any role in the Biden administration, or any public office for that matter.
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Joe Biden Set to Appoint Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as Japanese Ambassador

According to reports, the Biden administration is set to give the plum assignment of U.S. ambassador to Japan to former Obama operative and two-time Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The source, who spoke anonymously to the Associated Press, claims the administration will announce Emanuel’s appointment sometime this month. After serving three...
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Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel reportedly Biden’s pick for ambassador to Japan

CHICAGO — President Joe Biden is expected to select former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as his ambassador to Japan, according to multiple reports Tuesday. The move would give Mr. Biden a deeply experienced government tactician and political veteran in a prominent foreign post, but the choice is also certain to receive criticism from some in the Democratic Party’s progressive wing who have been critical of Mr. Emanuel’s eight-year tenure as Chicago mayor.
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Biden picks ex-Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel as US ambassador to Japan

Joe Biden has picked the former Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel to be his ambassador to Japan. The selection ends months of speculation over whether Barack Obama’s first chief of staff, a former congressman and longtime Democratic operative, would be nominated to an administration role. In the first days of the...
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Biden picks Rahm Emanuel as U.S. ambassador to Japan

President Biden will nominate Rahm Emanuel, former President Obama's chief of staff, as U.S. ambassador to Japan, the Financial Times first reported and Axios has confirmed. The state of play: Biden will announce the nomination later this month, along with a slew of other ambassadorship nominations, per FT. There were...
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Biden expected to tap Rahm Emanuel for Japan ambassador

President Biden is expected to nominate former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic insider Rahm Emanuel as U.S. ambassador to Japan, a source familiar with the matter confirmed. The Financial Times and The Guardian both reported that the Biden administration had finalized its pick of Emanuel to serve as its envoy...