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Trevor Traina Looks Forward to Become the United States Ambassador to Austria

Published: March 1, 2018; 17:55 · (Vindobona)

Today Mr. Trevor Traina testified before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Nomination Hearing. If confirmed, Mr. Traina is to become the next Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Austria. Traina: I am humbled to be President Trumps nominee to be the United States Ambassador to Austria. If confirmed, his grandmother, who just celebrated her hundredth birthday and who is the widow of his late grandfather Wiley T. Buchanan Jr. (who also served as U.S. ambassador to Austria), would have the confusing honor of being the wife and the grandmother of the Ambassador to Austria.

Traina: "I would look forward to the opportunity to promote US business, especially technology in Austria." / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Financial Times (cropped) [CC BY 2.0]

President Donald Trump has recently officially named Trevor Traina as his nominee to serve as U.S. ambassador to Austria.

All ambassadors must be formally appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate. While all ambassadors serve at the president's pleasure and may be dismissed at any time, career diplomats usually serve tours of roughly three years before receiving…

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