Mike Pompeo to install Trump loyalist at State Department
Cliff Sims, the director of White House messaging strategy, is expected to join Mike Pompeo's State Department as a senior adviser to the Secretary, according to two sources with knowledge of the planning. Politico first reported the expected move.
A source close to Pompeo told me: "Cliff will be a senior advisor to Secretary Pompeo. Cliff worked on communications for Pompeo’s confirmation and did an outstanding job, which led to Secretary Pompeo offering him that position."