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Pompeo will emphasize Trump's mission in testimony

CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifies on worldwide threats during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifies on worldwide threats during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

CIA Director Mike Pompeo is testifying tomorrow before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as part of his nomination process for Secretary of State.

What to watch for: As seen in prepared remarks sent out by the White House, Pompeo will focus on better communication and filling vacancies at State, handling entities like Russia and North Korea, and emphasizing the "President's mission." Remember, Pompeo is someone President Trump is very comfortable with, and several Senate Democrats supported his confirmation for CIA Director, which Axios' Mike Allen said will make it "harder for them to turn on him now."