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Rand Paul now supports Mike Pompeo for secretary of state

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing for Michael Pompeo, nominee for U.S. secretary of state.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing for Michael Pompeo, nominee for U.S. secretary of state. Photo: Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Sen. Rand Paul said Tuesday he will vote in support of Mike Pompeo, President Trump's pick for Secretary of State. His reversal almost guarantees that Pompeo will be endorsed by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He still has to be confirmed by the full Senate.