One is a lifelong Republican, a Donald Trump appointee, living abroad for the first time, whose only language is English — with a strong Texas twang.
The other is a diehard Democrat, veteran of the Clinton and Obama administrations, fluent Russian speaker, and career expert on non-proliferation.
These two women are the most senior Americans at NATO headquarters: Trump’s ambassador, the Texan Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller, the Obamaite who arrived long before last year’s presidential election. By personality, portfolio and past experience, they represent competing American visions for the transatlantic relationship. One seems disruptive, the other traditional.
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Source: European Voice