Graham: Rand Paul Is an ‘Outlier’ in the GOP and Pompeo Will Be Confirmed

‘My response is that Mike Pompeo is a highly qualified person to be secretary of state’

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GRAHAM: "I think he’s an outlier, senator Paul, certainly within the Republican Party. My response is that Mike Pompeo is a highly qualified person to be secretary of state. Number one in his class at west point, army officer, member of Congress, CIA director. He’s close to the president. He shares the president’s world view that North Korea is a dangerous threat to the homeland, that we need a better deal with Iran, and I think he can do an outstanding job explaining to the world President Trump’s foreign policy. He’s very much in the mainstream as a Republican. Someone you would expect the Republican to pick for this job. And he will get confirmed. 15 Democrats voted for him for CIA director, and these are dangerous times, Jake. We’re about to enter into negotiations with the north Koreans and this president, like every other president, deserves to have a qualified cabinet, helping them navigate the dangerous times in which we live. So he will be confirmed."

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