WASHINGTON, April 26. /TASS/. US Senate on Thursday confirmed Michael Pompeo to be the 70th Secretary of State. As many as fifty-two of the one hundred senators voted in favor of the man, who has occupied the position of the CIA director to date.
Now Pompeo is expected to take the oath of allegiance.
The current Acting Secretary of State is John Sullivan. The previous Secretary, Rex Tillerson resigned in March.