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- K.T. McFarland asked for her nomination for the ambassadorship to Singapore to be withdrawn.
- McFarland was on Trump’s presidential transition team and was later appointed deputy national security adviser under Michael Flynn.
- "I have come to this decision reluctantly, because I believe in your mission," McFarland wrote in a letter to President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - K.T. McFarland, picked by President Donald Trump to be the U.S. ambassador to Singapore, withdrew from consideration for the job on Friday after her nomination became stalled in the U.S. Senate.
McFarland was on Trump’s presidential transition team and later appointed deputy national security adviser under Michael Flynn.
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