Friday, November 18, 2016

President-Elect Trump Has Selected Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo To Be The CIA's Next Director

McClatchy News: Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo, an Army veteran, will become Trump’s CIA director

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump has selected Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo to lead the CIA, the president-elect announced Friday morning.

Pompeo is a West Point and Harvard Law School graduate and a vocal member of the House Select Committee on intelligence. He’s been a fierce critic of the Obama administration’s policies on Iran and Libya.

“He has served our country with honor and spent his life fighting for the security of our citizens,” Trump said in a statement. “He will be a brilliant and unrelenting leader for our intelligence community to ensure the safety of Americans and our allies.”

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