Former Trump Ambassador Kelly Craft Enters KY Gubernatorial Race

  • Kelly Craft, former President Trump’s ambassador to Canada, is joining a crowded field of Republicans looking to unseat Kentucky’s Democrat governor, Andy Beshear next year.
  • Kraft, the fifth Republican in the gubernatorial field, was appointed U.S. ambassador to Canada in 2017 and, two years later, replaced Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations.
  • As the ambassador to Canada, Craft helped replace the North American Free Trade Agreement with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.