Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback talks to the media during a news conference Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Topeka, Kan. President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated Brownback to be ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback talks to the media during a news conference Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Topeka, Kan. President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated Brownback to be ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. Charlie Riedel AP
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback talks to the media during a news conference Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Topeka, Kan. President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated Brownback to be ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. Charlie Riedel AP
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