March 13, 2018

Young Statement on Secretary of State and CIA Director Nominations

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State and Gina Haspel for CIA Director:

“Mike Pompeo is smart and experienced, and it was a pleasure to work with him when we served together in the House of Representatives. As our nation confronts a complex and growing array of international challenges, I look forward to considering his nomination to serve as Secretary of State and the nomination of Gina Haspel to serve as the first female Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. I would also like to thank Rex Tillerson for his distinguished service to our country, and I wish him the very best in his future endeavors.”