Jets owner Woody Johnson named US ambassador to the United Kingdom

Georgia ReedJan 20, 2017

In a speech today, Trump referenced that Johnson was "going to St. James". In 2009, President Obama appointed Steelers owner Dan Rooney as US ambassador to Ireland. Trump said, "Congratulations, Woody".

Johnson was the vice chairman of Trump's victory committee and has held many fundraisers for Trump and other Republicans in the past.

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Although his appointment is yet to be made official, Johnson is widely expected to take over from Matthew Barzun, who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom since 2013.

Trump certainly is hoping Woody Johnson fares better in his new position than the Jets have in recent years. Johnson originally backed Trump rival Jeb Bush in the GOP primary. The great-grandson Johnson & Johnson founder Robert Wood Johnson, Woody has owned the New York Jets since 2000, when he bought the franchise for $635 million.

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Mr Johnson later pledged his support to the real-estate mogul when it became clear he would be the party's nominee.

Johnson was a major fundraiser for Trump during the 2016 campaign.

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Mr Johnson would not be the first American football team owner to be appointed ambassador.

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