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thomas-greenfield'>Linda Thomas-Greenfield is taking up her post as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. A senior Russian diplomat says the red carpet will be rolled out and Moscow is ready to work with the Biden administration but it takes two to tango.

What we did this week: Moved forward on COVID relief ConfirmedThomas-Greenfield @ UN —Vilsack @ USDA —Granholm @ EnergyConfirmation hearings on —Becerra @ HHS —Haaland @ Interior —Adeyemo @ Treasury —Garland @ DOJ Hearings on —Insurrection —Economy —Intel —Armed Services

Earlier today, VP Kamala Harris swore in thomas-greenfield'>Linda Thomas-Greenfield as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE UN SPEAKS: U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield is speaking with reporters after presenting her credentials to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Congratulations to Linda Thomas-Greenfield who was sworn in by @SenKamala Harris Harris today as US ambassador to the UN—the second African American woman to hold the position. With 3 decades in the Foreign Service, she will rebuild our alliances & diplomacy aro #BlackHistoryMonthnd  the world

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thomas-greenfield'>Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, on Feb. 25, 2021 says that diplomacy is about "managing points of differentiation" while making her debut at the world body.

AFRICA | NEW TUG-OF-WAR Biden's new ambassador to the U.N. thomas-greenfield'>Linda Thomas-Greenfield has had diplomatic postings in Nigeria, Kenya and Liberia.


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Today I swore in thomas-greenfield'>Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. An esteemed foreign service officer with decades of experience, she will be a champion for U.S. diplomacy at the UN and around the world. Congratulations @USAmbUN  on this historic moment.

Due to her record, I do not believe Ms. Thomas-Greenfield is capable of standing up to China & their pervasive influence at the United Nations. That’s why I opposed her nomination.

By a vote of 78-20, the U.S. Senate has confirmed thomas-greenfield'>Linda Thomas-Greenfield to become the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. She’s expected to present her credentials to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday.

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What we're doing tomorrow: Moving forward on COVID relief Voting to Confirm: —Thomas-Greenfield @ UN —Vilsack @ USDA Confirmation hearings on: —Becerra @ HHS —Haaland @ Interior —Adeyemo @ Treasury —Garland @ JusticeHearings on: —Insurrection —Economy —Intel —Armed Services

Team Biden's pick for United Nations Ambassador LindaThomas-Greenfield: ❌Delivered a paid speech at a Confucius Institute. ❌Delivered remarks praising Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative. ❌Said she did not see the U.S. as competing with China for influence in Africa.

Sen. @tedcruz  says he will not vote for thomas-greenfield'>Linda Thomas-Greenfield, UN Ambassador nominee, slams her record on China: “We need a UN Ambassador who will stand up to China… I have no confidence that this nominee would do so.”

I'm impressed with President-Elect Biden’s foreign policy picks. I’ve worked with both Tony Blinken and Linda Thomas-Greenfield over the years. They are consummate professionals and skilled diplomats.

Mnuchin—>Yellen Pompeo—>Blinken O’Brien—>Sullivan Craft—>Thomas-Greenfield Meadows—>Klain set policy aside enormous differences in knowledge, experience, competence, skills that governing requires

"'People are extraordinarily upset about it. This is really a bridge too far,' said former thomas-greenfield'>Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, who spent 35 years in the foreign service."