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Thursday, April 26, 2018 2:44 pm

Verbatim: Young Votes to Confirm Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State

The following was released on Thursday, April 26, 2018, by the office of Senator Todd Young:  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement after voting to confirm Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State: 

"I am glad the Senate has voted to confirm Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State. The Senate prioritized our national security by filling our nation’s chief diplomat position with a highly qualified individual to help tackle our complex international challenges. I look forward to working with him to prioritize effective diplomacy and the security of our country.” 

Senator Young explained his support for Mike Pompeo on Fox News and CNN earlier this week. The Senate confirmed Pompeo by a vote of 57-42.