Sen. Isakson Approves of Pompeo’s Confirmation

Mike Pompeo was confirmed today by a vote of 57-42 to become the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of State. One of those voting for his approval was Sen. Johnny Isakson (R, GA). Isakson stated:

“I’m pleased the Senate has confirmed Mike Pompeo to lead the State Department, where he will have an important opportunity to bolster U.S. diplomatic leadership, provide purposeful direction for the department, and boost the morale of our dedicated Foreign Service officers. Given his experiences as CIA director, Mike Pompeo possesses critical knowledge of how to best leverage our assets at a significant moment in history, especially as our country continues to face threats from North Korea.”

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