Pompeo becomes U.S. secretary of state amid Iran, N Korea issues
30 April, 2018, 11:51 | Author: Bert Pena
Former CIA directorMike Pompeo was sworn in as America's top diplomat Thursday after a bruising battle over his hardliner image, and immediately embarked on a mission to Europe and the Middle East with a strong declaration of support from President Donald Trump.
Trump said he was pleased by Pompeo's confirmation, calling him a "patriot" with "immense talent, energy and intellect".
Mike Pompeo has been sworn is as secretary of state.
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Last year, Pompeo had little trouble clinching the confirmation to be the director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Pompeo on Thursday secured the votes of 57 senators, with 42 voting no and one senator absent.
Welcoming Pompeo to the Nato headquarters, Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke of the need to adapt the 29-member Western alliance "to a more demanding security environment".
Pompeo, a former Army officer who was a Republican congressman, is regarded as a Trump loyalist with hawkish world views. He's expected to have an easier time in the full Senate, though the tally will still likely be close. On Monday, it appeared Pompeo would fail a vote in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, but the panel ultimately cleared him after last-minute support from Republican Senator Rand Paul.
Pompeo is expected to be sworn in nearly immediately.
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