Trump's sheriff? New US ambassador to Australia attacks Chinese influence in Pacific

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Arthur Culvahouse describes China’s loans to Pacific nations as ‘pay day loan’ diplomacy

Navigating China’s ever expanding influence, while decoding Donald Trump for a somewhat bemused and cynical audience, could be considered a big ask for a self-described “farm boy from Tennessee”.

But Arthur Culvahouse, the USA’s new ambassador to Australia, has hit the ground running, strengthening the United States’ line against China’s soft diplomacy in the Pacific and declaring the sheriff is back in town.

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LIVE NOW: United States Ambassador to Australia, A.B. Culvahouse, arrives at U.S. Embassy Canberra. #USwithAus https://t.co/N6q6rEjjBU

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