First Democrat backs Pompeo, making confirmation as secretary of state likely

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Apr 19, 2018 4:10 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp said on Thursday she would vote in favor of Republican President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, making it likely that the CIA director will be confirmed to take the post.