US President Donald Trump has appointed US businessman close to the ruling Republican Party, David Fischer, as ambassador to Washington in Morocco after the US Congress failed to approve the appointment last year.
According to the official website of the US Congress, Congress obtained from the White House the file of the appointment of David Fischer as ambassador to Washington in Morocco last week, and the file was referred to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday (January 16th) to study and approve the appointment.
The re-appointment came less than two weeks after the US Senate announced its failure last year to approve the appointment of David Fischer as ambassador to Washington in Morocco, and to return the file to US President Donald Trump to broadcast whether he wants to reappoint him or appoint another person as ambassador to Morocco.
According to a document published on the site of the Congress showing the results of the appointments last year, was announced the appointment of the US ambassador to Morocco, the first Trump of US President Trump for the first time on 21 November 2017, and then forwarded the file of his appointment to the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the US Congress on the beginning of December 2017.
On Aug. 23, 2018, a hearing was held for David Fischer before the Congressional Foreign Affairs Committee, where his political vision of Moroccan-American relations as well as his diplomatic qualifications and whether his appointment as ambassador to Morocco might place him in conflict with his personal interests were discussed.
On Jan. 3, the document states, the committee decided not to approve the appointment and return the file of David Fischer to US President Donald Trump, without explaining the reasons for the decision.
David Fischer, who returned Trump as ambassador to the United States in Morocco, replacing former US ambassador Dwight Bush, is a businessman and politician close to the Republican Party, which belongs to Trump.
Fischer, who is now general manager of the Sabrip Collection Group, started as a service consultant in his family company before heading the company in 1990. During his management, he made it the top 15 group in the United States, with a turnover of $ 2.4 billion in 2016.
Dwight Bush was the last US ambassador to Rabat under former President Barack Obama. He left office in mid-January 2017 without succeeding, to head the US diplomatic mission in Morocco, Embassy Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Millie.