WASHINGTON — President Biden plans to appoint David L. Cohen, an govt with Comcast Corp.
to function U.S. ambassador to Canada, and Victoria Reggie Kennedy, an legal professional and the widow of the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy, to function the highest U.S. diplomat to Austria.
A 3rd nominee introduced Wednesday, Jamie Harpootlian, a Columbia, S.C., legal professional, is slated to function U.S. ambassador to Slovenia. Mrs. Harpootlian is the spouse of state Sen. Richard Harpootlian, a prime South Carolina political ally and fundraiser for Mr. Biden.
Mr. Cohen, a senior adviser to Comcast Chief Govt Brian Roberts, hosted Mr. Biden’s first 2020 marketing campaign fundraiser at his Philadelphia residence in April 2019. A longtime Philadelphia enterprise govt and legal professional, Mr. Cohen beforehand served as chief of workers to then-Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell. Mr. Rendell later served as Pennsylvania governor.
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