Scott Supports Pompeo for Secretary of State

Washington – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the statement below following the Senate’s confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State.

“We need a Secretary of State with a strong, clear vision of the United States and our role in the world. During his time in Congress and as CIA Director, Mike Pompeo has shown he is the man for this job. With several critical diplomatic issues currently moving forward, from Iran to North Korea, I am confident that Mike will provide the best possible counsel and direction for the President.”