Trump to nominate financier Lewis Eisenberg to be ambassador to Italy

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U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate financier Lewis Eisenberg to be ambassador to Italy, the White House said on Monday.

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Eisenberg is a co-founder and managing partner of Ironhill Investments and was chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for six years, the White House said in a statement. He will need Senate confirmation to take up his post.

(Reporting by Washington Newsroom; Editing by Eric Beech)