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Former Mayor Rahm Emanuel Reportedly To Be Named U.S. Ambassador To Japan

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President Joe Biden reportedly is expected to nominate former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as U.S. ambassador to Japan, an increasingly important ally as the U.S. seeks to address Chinese influence.

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- President Joe Biden is expected to nominate former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as US Ambassador to Japan. Several reports out this morning say the Biden administration has finalized its pick of Emanuel to serve as its envoy in Japan, an increasingly important ally as the US seeks to address Chinese influence. President Biden is expected to announce the nomination later this month with his other ambassador picks.