Pompeo confirmed

1:03 p.m. By a tally of 57-42, the Pompeo nomination was confirmed.

Senators voting in favor: 50 Republicans, 6 Democrats: Donnelly, Heitkamp, Jones, Manchin, McCaskill and Nelson; 1 Independent: King.

Senators voting against: 41 Democrats, 1 Independent: Sanders.

Senators not voting: 1 Republican: McCain.

Got a few Democrats to join in on the confirmation I see.

Of course… But the drama was fun to watch. Kind of…

Now that he is our nation’s top diplomat, and considering our ongoing struggles and negotiations with China, I wonder if this will have any impact on him or his ability to perform his duties as SoS. :thinking:

Once again Rand Paul proves himself unreliable