March 19, 2018

Corker Statement on Meeting with Secretary of State-Designate Mike Pompeo

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement after an hour-long meeting with Mike Pompeo, President Donald J. Trump’s nominee to serve as secretary of state.

“Director Pompeo and I had a very good meeting today,” said Corker. “I was very impressed with him and his knowledge base and appreciated the opportunity to understand his world view. As I shared with him, our committee will move through the nomination process as expeditiously as possible.”

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee expects to hold a hearing on the Pompeo nomination in April.