Monday, 11 December, 2017

Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed as United States ambassador

Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed as US Ambassador to United Kingdom Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed by Senate as US ambassador to the United Kingdom
Christy Curtis | 06 August, 2017, 02:25

Woody Johnson, owner of the New York Jets American football team, was nominated by Donald Trump to be the top USA diplomat in London - also known as the Ambassador to the Court of St James's.

Johnson, a major campaign donor to President Trump, was among a number of appointments who received the green light before the Senate breaks for summer recess.

Kay Bailey Hutchison is extremely experienced political personality, she had been a senator for 20 years, served on the Armed Services and Intelligence committees, and was liked, respected even by her critics. He donated $1 million to President Donald Trump's inaugural committee and also helped raise money for him throughout the election, per Bloomberg.

Johnson, the chairman and CEO of the Johnson Co. private asset management firm in NY, is a longtime Republican donor and contributed $1 million to President Trump's inaugural committee.

Johnson, who has owned the Jets since 2000, will now give up control of the day-to-day operations of the organization.

This is not the first instance of an National Football League owner serving as an ambassador to a foreign nation.

He follows in the footsteps of ex-president Barack Obama's former United States ambassador to Ireland, the late Dan Rooney, who was chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers. "Maybe it did happen".

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