Trump Says Ivanka Trump Would Be a Great U.N. Ambassador—But Won’t Appoint Her Because of a ‘Nepotism’ Issue

(Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would consider Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s Dina Powell to replace his departing ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley.

“Dina is certainly a person I would consider,” Trump told reporters at the White House on the way to board the presidential helicopter as he embarked on a trip to Iowa. But he added there are others he would also consider.

Trump said his daughter, Ivanka, would be a great ambassador to the UN but he wouldn’t appoint her because of a potential “nepotism” issue. “I’m not sure there’s anybody more competent,” Trump said.

Powell, 45, a former Trump deputy national security adviser, left the…

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