CIA Director Mike Pompeo (seen on Wednesday) is more likely to take the job as secretary of state as of Thursday, after a Democrat voted in favour of him taking office, potentially tipping the balance in favour of the Republican party. Photo: EPA-EFE

Mike Pompeo’s confirmation as secretary of state looking more likely as first Democrat votes in favour

Democratic US Senator Heidi Heitkamp said on Thursday that Pompeo ‘is committed to empowering the diplomats … so they can do their jobs in advancing American interests’

Topic |   US Politics

TOP PICKS

CIA Director Mike Pompeo (seen on Wednesday) is more likely to take the job as secretary of state as of Thursday, after a Democrat voted in favour of him taking office, potentially tipping the balance in favour of the Republican party. Photo: EPA-EFE
READ FULL ARTICLE