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Friday, April 27, 2018

Senate Confirms Pompeo As Secretary Of State

Another win for President Trump as Mike Pompeo is confirmed as Secretary of State.
The Senate approved Pompeo in a 57-to-42 vote Thursday, just before senators take off for their week-long recess.
FILE – In this April 12, 2018, file photo Mike Pompeo smiles after his introduction before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation for him to become the next Secretary of State on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Pompeo received support from every Republican senator and seven Democrats.
The vote comes just before the Trump administration is expected to send Pompeo to a NATO meeting in Brussels on Friday.
Pompeo was approved in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee earlier this week.
The Trump administration has consistently said America will be safer once Pompeo is in the role.

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