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Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo faced a heated Senate confirmation hearing today. Pompeo is a former Kansas congressman, and current CIA director.

How would foreign policy change under Mike Pompeo?

Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo faced a heated Senate confirmation hearing today. Pompeo is a former Kansas congressman, and current CIA director.

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