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Baltimore native Jamie McCourt sworn in as ambassador to France, Monaco

Baltimore native Jamie McCourt sworn in as ambassador to France, Monaco

A Baltimore native and former co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers was sworn in as the U.S. ambassador to France and Monaco on Monday, a White House official said.

Jamie McCourt, whose father founded the Baltimore-based appliance and electronics chain Luskin's, will head to Paris as U.S.-French relations have been jumbled by the divergent world views embraced by Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron.

The swearing in took place in the Oval Office but was closed to reporters. The Los Angeles Times reported that Trump was...

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