Senate confirms Hagerty as new U.S. ambassador to Japan

/ Jul 14, 2017

Senate confirms Hagerty as new U.S. ambassador to Japan

The Senate has confirmed Tennessee businessman William Hagerty as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Japan. Senators voted 86-12 Thursday to approve Hagerty's nomination. Hagerty, 57, is expected to take up the post in August, according to a source familiar with Japan-U.S. relations. He will serve in Tokyo ...