President Joe Biden will nominate educational Amy Gutmann as U.S. ambassador to Germany, two sources conversant in the difficulty instructed Reuters on Wednesday, as the 2 international locations transfer nearer after relations deteriorated below former President Donald Trump.
Gutmann, 71, who can be the primary lady to serve within the function, is presently president of the College of Pennsylvania.
Her father fled Nazi Germany, Der Spiegel reported.
If her nomination is confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Gutmann would substitute interim appointee Robin Quinville.
Quinville took over final yr from Richard Grenell, a Trump ally who stepped down after little greater than two years within the job.
The U.S. embassy in Berlin and the German international ministry weren’t instantly accessible for remark.
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