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||Biden considering Buttigieg for high-profile ambassadorship
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Axios reported that President-elect Joe Biden is considering a high-profile ambassadorship for former presidential candidate Pete Buttigiegpossibly sending him to China.
The outlet stated that Buttigiegthe openly gay 38-year-old former mayor of South Bend, Indianaplayed a key role in Biden's nomination. However, finding a Cabinet position for him has been a challenge as Biden focuses on nominating women and people of color to high-level posts. Biden passed over Buttigieg, an Afghan war vet, to be his ambassador to the United Nationsthe job said to be Buttigieg's top choice.
Another twist involves the fact that the Beijing post has often gone to experienced politicians toward the middle or end of their careers as a way to confer respect to the Chinese.
The full article is at www.axios.com/pete-buttigieg-china-ambassador-biden-80aa9cc5-35a2-4205-836a-ca11d8af8f07.html .
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