Mike Pompeo Sworn in as CIA Director
Mike Pompeo New CIA Director sworn in at Eisenhower Executive Office Building January 23, 2017 in Washington,DC.
Kansa Rep Mike Pompeo will lead the major agency as the intelligence community has been thrust into the spotlight.
Hence,Mr. Pompeo will lead the nation’s top spy agency at a critical time for U.S. national security . Also in the aftermath of Russia’s meddling in the U.S. election.
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 23: Mike Pompeo (L) sworn in as CIA Director by Vice President Mike Pence (R) . His wife Susan Pompeo (2nd L). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Vice President Mike Pence quote : Pompeo is “stepping up to lead the finest intelligence-gathering operation the world has ever seen.”
However,the Democrats are still arguing that his nomination needed more vetting and debate.
About Mike Pompeo:
Michael Richard “Mike” Pompeo was born December 30, 1963 in California. Finally Moved to Kansas in 1996 after graduating from Harvard Law School. Work in Washington, D.C.
He was the U.S. Representative for Kansas’s 4th congressional district from 2011–17.
Also a member of the Tea Party movement within the Republican Party. He was a Kansas representative on the Republican National Committee.
Selected November 18th 2016 by President Donald Trump to be the nominee for Director of the Central Intelligence Agency . Confirmed by the United States Senate on January 23, 2017 with a vote of 66-32. Therefore now the New CIA Director . The sole Republican vote against him came from Rand Paul. Sworn in on the same night by Vice President Mike Pence. Married to Susan and have a Son , Nike.
Mike Pompeo is strongly opposed to abortion and also opposes the Affordable Care Act.