U.S. Envoy to NATO: A Washington Insider Caught Between Trump and a Hard Place

Kay Bailey Hutchison will have to clean up whatever mess the president leaves behind in Brussels

Robbie Gramer
Jul 12, 2018 · 5 min read
U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison talks with U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis (right) and Gen. Denis Mercier, NATO’s supreme commander for transformation, during a meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels on June 8. Photo: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

Kay Bailey Hutchison might have the toughest job in Brussels.

As the U.S. ambassador to NATO, she has tried to curry favor with its member states…