Senate Committee Approves Pompeo Nomination For Full Senate Vote

President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has cleared the Senate Foreign Relations Committee with a favorable recommendation, narrowly avoiding a rare rebuke as his confirmation heads to the full Senate.

Democrats put up stiff resistance and voted against Pompeo, who is now the CIA director. Only a last-minute switch from Kentucky Republican Rand Paul — whom Trump called before the vote — enabled Pompeo to win committee approval.

It would have been the...

What feeling does this article give you?

#hashtags to follow:

Donald Trump [+]    Mike Pompeo [+]    Senate Foreign Relations Committee [+]    Senate [+]    Democrats [+]    Pompeo [+]    CIA [+]    Kentucky Republican Rand Paul [+]    Trump [+]   

More #news: