NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 09, 2018
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(White House: Kelly O'Donnell) The confirmation questions out of the White House with hurdles for the appointments of Heather Nauert as US Ambassador to the U.N. & William Barr for attorney general & the issue of a White House chief of staff now that Nick Ayres will not be taking the post examined. [President TRUMP - promotes Nauert.] [On CBS, Senator Marco RUBIO - questions Nauert's background.] [On NBC, Senator Angus KING - says the integrity of the special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller investigation needs to be protected.] [Senator Rand PAUL - questions the choice of Barr.] [TRUMP - says White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly will be leaving.] [On Fox, National Economic Council dir. Larry KUDLOW- says he does not know if Kelly resigned or was forced out.]