Mike Pompeo: who is Trump's new pick for secretary of state?

Mike Pompeo: who is Trump's new pick for secretary of state?
 

After months of public disagreements with his secretary of state, Donald Trump has found someone who is “always on the same wavelength” to represent the US abroad.
The CIA director, Mike Pompeo, 54, is a former soldier, businessman and conservative congressman who was elected to the House of Representatives in 2010 as part of the Tea Party wave. If confirmed by the Senate, he will become the top US diplomat in the middle of delicate negotiations with North Korea over a potential presidential meeting with dictator Kim Jong-un.
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13 March 2018 in World News, Views: 34
Source: Guardian
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