He thought he would earn some points with her considering her opposition to him taking the job as undersecretary.
And as undersecretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, she has a historic workload.
Previously, Ambassador Hughes served President George W. Bush as undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs.
Ash Carter has since been appointed President Obama's undersecretary of Defense for acquisition.
Absolutely essential positions at the undersecretary and assistant secretary levels are vacant throughout the executive branch.
The undersecretary of the Speaker was a friend of his; sometimes he gave him advice about playing the market.
Mr. undersecretary, who's been doing all the fighting, and who's been starting all these wars?
Was undersecretary for the Colonies in a late Administration.
Goulburn was a young man who had served as an undersecretary of state.
Then, without a sign of emotion or recognition he went back to staring at the undersecretary with an intensity almost violent.