WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement regarding the nomination of Assistant Secretary of State Robert Jacobson to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico.
“As the United States’ top diplomat for Latin America and the Caribbean, Assistant Secretary Jacobson has played an important role in strengthening our bilateral relationship with Mexico, and advancing our shared economic and security interests. I support Ms. Jacobson – a Maryland resident – and her nomination, and trust that the U.S. Senate will act promptly to confirm her.”