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Senate Confirms C.I.A. Chief Mike Pompeo to Be Secretary of State

Senate Confirms C.I.A. Chief Mike Pompeo to Be Secretary of State

The New York Times - By GARDINER HARRIS and THOMAS KAPLAN

WASHINGTON — The Senate easily confirmed Mike Pompeo on Thursday as the United States’ 70th secretary of state, elevating the current C.I.A. director and an outspoken foreign policy hawk to be the nation’s top diplomat. In the end, the 57-to-42 tally lacked the drama of other nail-biting …

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