Trump intends to replace Robert Godec with Kyle McCarter

Illinois Senator Kyle McCarter. President Trump wants him to be US ambassador to Kenya. PHOTO | COURTESY | TWITTER

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  • White House noted that McCarter “served as a field auditor, missionary and international director of Each One Feed One International, based in Lebanon, Illinois, with an office in Mukothima, (Tharaka-Nithi County)".

  • The charity has worked with a K-8 elementary school, helped hundreds of abandoned, abused and orphaned children, and provided a medical clinic that serves about 15,000 people a year.

  • The congressman took to his Twitter to welcome his nomination, saying he is ready to go back to a country he has lived and served.

President Donald J. Trump on Wednesday announced his intent to nominate Illinois Senator Kyle McCarter as US ambassador to Kenya, citing legislator’s long history of charity ties with the East African country.

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