Biden nominates former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as ambassador to Japan

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“As mayor, he oversaw increased economic development that revitalized the city and helped solidify its status as a global hub of culture and commerce,” the White House said in a statement Friday. “He ensured Chicago was a leader on the global stage, hosting the 2012 NATO summit, leading the continent in foreign direct investment for six consecutive years, convening mayors worldwide to commit to the Chicago Climate Charter of 2017 and helping establish the Chicago Council on Global Affairs Mayors Forum on Global Cities.”

The statement also praised Emanuel’s work in the Obama administration toward the Dodd-Frank and Affordable Care Acts.

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