Affair, racy emails may jeopardize Obama's Iraq ambassador pick
June 14th, 2012
04:58 PM ET
2 years ago

Affair, racy emails may jeopardize Obama's Iraq ambassador pick

Washington (CNN) - The nomination of the president's pick to be ambassador to Iraq appeared to be in jeopardy Thursday as Senate Democrats raised concerns about recent revelations of questionable conduct.

The Democratic chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he is "evaluating" controversies surrounding Brett McGurk and may postpone a scheduled committee vote on the nomination next Tuesday.
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