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Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel reportedly Biden’s pick for ambassador to Japan

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
 2021-05-12

Cover picture for the articleCHICAGO — 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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