By 57-42 Vote, Senate Confirms Mike Pompeo as Trump’s Second Secretary of State

The Senate approved Mike Pompeo‘s nomination as the next secretary of state on Thursday, installing the former CIA Director as the nation’s top diplomat at a time when several high stakes negotiations are underway around the globe.

The vote was 57-42.

Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo speaks during his confirmation hearing before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill, on April 12, 2018. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Present Republicans approved Pompeo. In...

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