01.23.17

Gardner Statement on Confirmation of Mike Pompeo as CIA Director

Washington, DC – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) today released the below statement after voting in favor of confirming Mike Pompeo as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA):

“At a time when we are facing many evolving threats around the world, it is important that our chief intelligence officer is prepared to face them head on to protect Americans at home and abroad. I will work with the incoming CIA Director to protect privacy as he works to protect America. Mr. Pompeo’s background as a U.S. Army veteran and member of the House Intelligence Committee will serve him well as the Director of the CIA.”

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Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and the Budget Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.

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