Officials say Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will deliver the verdict on membership on Tuesday
Key Democrats, including some who had voted for Pompeo as CIA director last year, are peeling away, and Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky remains opposed, despite personal overtures from the president.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Donald Trump and North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un had not spoken directly.
Mike Pompeo is a former three-term U.S. congressman from Kansas who became director of the Central Intelligence Agency and then U.S. secretary of state under President Donald Trump. Read more about Mike Pompeo Biography and Profile.
“Mike Pompeo, the CIA Director, will become our new Secretary of State, and he will do a fantastic job, thanks to Rex Tillerson for his servicesS!” US President Donald Trump said. READ MORE.
Trump privately resents the now-regular chatter on cable television news shows about his mental health and views the issue as “an invented fact” and “a joke” much like the Russia probe, according to one person who recently discussed it with him.