Tag: Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)

Richard Grenell

Democrats Silent on Highest Ranking Openly Gay Nominee

Nine Democratic senators facing re-election in November in states President Donald Trump 18 won months ago remain silent on the nomination of Richard Grenell as U.S. Ambassador to Germany ahead of the final vote Thursday. Grenell, who is openly gay, would be, if confirmed, among the highest ranking openly-gay U.S. government officials ever to serve.