PODCAST: Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State

CIA Director Mike Pompeo is the president’s choice to be the next secretary of state. Nile Gardiner, director of The Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher Freedom Center, sits down with us to discuss what Pompeo would mean for U.S. foreign policy and how he differs from his predecessor. We also discuss the international response to Syria’s chemical weapons attack. Plus: The House speaker’s race is full speed ahead, Missouri’s governor is accused of sexual misconduct, and a billionaire activist seeks to break up California.


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Daniel Davis

Daniel Davis is the commentary editor of The Daily Signal and co-host of The Daily Signal podcastSend an email to Daniel. Twitter: @JDaniel_Davis.

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Ginny Montalbano

Ginny Montalbano is a contributor to The Daily Signal. Send an email to Ginny. Twitter: @GinnyMontalbano.

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EDITORS NOTE: The featured image is of CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifying on his nomination to be secretary of state before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (Photo: Ron Sachs – CNP / Mega / Newscom)

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