Alexander Votes to Confirm Mike Pompeo to Serve as Secretary of State

Posted on April 26, 2018

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2018 — Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on his vote to confirm Mike Pompeo to serve as Secretary of State:

“Mike Pompeo is trusted by the president, and his experience as CIA Director, Congressman, and Captain in the U.S. Army demonstrates that he is qualified to be Secretary of State. Now more than ever, the State Department needs a strong leader who has the confidence of President Trump to take on the many challenges our nation faces abroad, and Director Pompeo is the right person for this important role.”