Ambassador Udall

President Biden has nominated Tom Udall to be his Ambassador to New Zealand. As a former Senator, he should easily get confirmed by the Senate.

His background is:

  • Attorney-General of New Mexico 1991 to 1999
  • US Representative for New Mexico’s 3rd district 1999 to 2009
  • Senator for New Mexico 2009 – 2021

Most people were surprised when he retired from the Senate after just two terms.

He is very big on conservation, so I imagine that will be a focus of his time here.

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