Back in October, Nauert, a former Fox News host, was believed to be a "leading contender" for the position, sources familiar with the selection process said at the time. Officials at the White House at times viewed Haley with skepticism, in part over her willingness to publicly disagree with the president.
Trump expected to pick State spokeswoman for UN ambassador
If her appointment is confirmed she will replace Ms Haley, who had held the role since November 2016. She was in charge of the Global Engagement Center that fights extremist messaging from the Islamic State group and others, and she has a seat on the U.S. Agency for Global Media that oversees government broadcast networks such as Voice of America.
Nauert joined the State Department previous year after a career as a television anchor and correspondent at Fox News.
The Illinois native would follow in the footsteps of Haley, a former governor of South Carolina; Samantha Power, a Pulitzer Prize victor; Susan Rice, a Rhodes Scholar; and former National Security Council and national security officials such as Madeleine Albright.
Shut out from the top by Tillerson and his inner circle, Nauert developed relationships with career diplomats.
"She is clearly not qualified for this job, but these days it seems that the most important qualification is that you show up on Donald Trump's TV screen, and if you're successful in that endeavor, then you seem to be a top candidate to get a whole bunch of top positions in the USA government".
The president picked Nauert after considering other potential nominees including former White House aide Dina Powell, ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft and ambassador to Germany Ric Grenell.
The Yankees have reportedly spoken with the Cleveland Indians about a potential trade for Corey Kluber or Carlos Carrasco. Some have speculated that Harper and Machado could both fetch deals close to $300 million in total value.
Launched in April 2016 by the crown prince, the Vision 2030 aims to diversify Saudi Arabia's economy beyond the energy sector. Khashoggi's killing was an "ugly crime" that pushed Jordanians of all walks of life to oppose bin Salman's visit, he said.
Qualcomm announced the new products at its Tech Summit in Maui; we'll find out more as the conference continues. Luckily for us some of these leak and we get an early look at what may be a new, unannounced flagship phone.
Moon said it's still unclear whether Kim will visit Seoul by the end of this year, and that it's up to the North Korean leader. On board is a team of South Korean experts investigating ways to help North Korea modernise its rail network.
President Donald Trump did not attend, but he and first lady Melania Trump came to the Capitol later Monday to pay tribute. Bush, most federal offices will be closed, the stock markets will be shuttered and the mail will be suspended for the day.
One of the rowdiest sports cities in America, Seattle will welcome the XFL as the team will call CenturyLink Field home in 2020. The XFL has unveiled the cities and venues for its eight-team league that will debut in 2020, the league announced Wednesday.
Luka Modric has drawn further plaudits from the Spanish press on Tuesday after the Real Madrid midfielder won the Ballon d'Or . He claimed the award by ending the 10-year dominance of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo .
Sports Mole selects its Premier League team of the week for gameweek 15, including Harry Kane, Riyad Mahrez and Virgil van Dijk . Maybe it was important for the result, but not for me. "Maurizio is doing a great job at Chelsea ", Sacchi told the Daily Mail .
The 76th Golden Globe awards are scheduled for Monday, January 7th Australian time, with the ceremony commencing at midday AEDT. Even though she's been there and done that with the Globes, she's still positioned to make history if she wins again.
The president also touted an agreement with China to reduce tariffs on cars entering China from the United States. However, concerns remain over the differences between the official statements released by the two countries.
Trudeau denies involvement in Huawei arrest
The Globe and Mail newspaper, citing law enforcement sources, said she is suspected of trying to evade US trade curbs on Iran. Meng was detained in Vancouver on 1 December and faces extradition to the USA over reported links to sanctions violations .
Michelle Obama's advice to Meghan Markle: "Take some time"
Sociopolitical commentator Touré, who was in the audience, noted that the audience "freaked out" when Obama used the curse word. Sources claim the Duchess of Cambridge told Meghan off for the way she spoke to members of her team at Kensington Palace.
Bush’s final words revealed as America mourns dead president
Eight years later, in accepting his party's nomination for president in 1988, Bush pleaded for a "kinder, and gentler nation". Friday at his home in Houston , according to the family spokesperson. "Thank you very much everybody", Trump replied.