McConnell Meets With Mike Pompeo

WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement following meeting with the president’s nominee for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo:

“This morning I had the opportunity to meet with CIA Director Mike Pompeo to discuss his nomination to be our nation’s next Secretary of State.

“His mastery of the myriad threats confronting us, and determination to meet those challenges with the strength, intellect and insight he brought to his current position was reassuring.

“Our Nation is fortunate that this patriot and proven leader had agreed to serve, yet again, on behalf of the American people and our national security.”

Related Issues: National Security, Nominations