• Trump's CIA Choice Mike Pompeo to Be Questioned Amid Russia Hacking Fury

    9 monthes ago - By Time

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's pick to run the CIA faces a Senate confirmation hearing amid a testy standoff between the president-elect and the spy community.
    Rep. Mike Pompeo, a four-term conservative Kansas Republican, is a member of the House intelligence committee and also served on the partisan committee to investigate the deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. He was expected to be on the receiving end of questions from a friendly group of fellow lawmakers Thursday.
    If confirmed as CIA director, Pompeo could be caught in the role of mending relations between Trump...
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  • Trump's CIA choice to be questioned amid Russia hacking fury

    9 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    Rep. Mike Pompeo, a four-term conservative Kansas Republican, is a member of the House intelligence committee and also served on the partisan committee to investigate the deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.
    On Wednesday, Trump acknowledged Russia was responsible but speculated that intelligence agencies might have leaked to news organizations details about a classified briefing with him that included unsubstantiated allegations about his ties to Russia.
    Pompeo has been critical of the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran, which granted Tehran sanctions...
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