Barletta Thanks Tillerson for Service, Congratulates Pompeo in Move to Sec. State

Mar 13, 2018
Press Release

WASHIGNTON – Today, Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement on Secretary Rex Tillerson’s departure as Secretary of State, and Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo’s subsequent nomination to fill the position.

“I thank Secretary Tillerson for his service and dedication to our nation.  He served the American people with honor and I wish him the best in his future endeavors.

“President Trump made an exceptional choice for his next Secretary of State.  Director Pompeo is a good friend who served with me in the House of Representatives for many years.  He has a first rate knowledge of the challenges America faces and the strategies we must adopt to overcome them.  I look forward to working with Director Pompeo to make our country great again, both at home and abroad, for the American people.”