May 2, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Mike Pompeo sworn in as Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo and Trump stand before an American flag.

Mike Pompeo and President Trump. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

President Trump, on his first visit to the State Department, participated in the swearing-in ceremony for Mike Pompeo on Wednesday.

What to expect: Pompeo is inheriting a host of pressing diplomatic issues at State. Among them include the imminent withdrawal of the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal and preparation for a meeting between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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