Senate Committee Approves the Nomination of Mike Pompeo

Headline Roundup April 24th, 2018

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the nomination of President Trump’s choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, after Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) decided to support the CIA director.

From the Center
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A Senate committee approved the nomination of President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, on Monday after a Republican senator who had been opposed threw his support behind the CIA director in the face of party pressure.

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From the Right
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In a surprising twist, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will send President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, to the Senate floor with a favorable recommendation.

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From the Left
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Secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo narrowly eked out an endorsement from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday after President Trump and a Democratic senator intervened at the last minute, all but guaranteeing that he will be confirmed by the full Senate later this week.

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