Mike Pompeo sworn in as 70th Secretary of State


Mike Pompeo was sworn in as Secretary of State on April 26, 2018.

Statement From the President on the Confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State

The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
April 26, 2018

I am pleased with the Senate’s confirmation of Mike Pompeo to serve as our country’s top diplomat. Having a patriot of Mike’s immense talent, energy, and intellect leading the Department of State will be an incredible asset for our country at this critical time in history. He will always put the interests of America first. He has my trust. He has my support. Today, he has my congratulations on becoming America’s 70th Secretary of State.