Reports: Trump Selects Rep. Mike Pompeo To Head CIA

Tom Williams

Donald Trump has chosen to nominate Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) as the director of the CIA, according to several Friday morning reports.

Politico reported that Pompeo has been offered the position, citing Sean Spicer, an official with Trump's transition team. The Washington Post and CNN also reported that Trump has selected Pompeo to lead the CIA.

Trump has also reportedly selected Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to serve as his attorney general and retired Gen. Michael Flynn to serve as his national security adviser. The Trump transition team is expected to make formal announcements all three selections later on Friday, according to CNN and Reuters.

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