Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, is being questioned at his Senate confirmation hearing today. California Senator Kamala Harris, who was sworn into office earlier this month, grilled Pompeo about what she considers high CIA priorities:
New Sen Kamala Harris asking Mike Pompeo about his position on gay marriage, climate change at the CIA director confirmation hearing.
— Eric Bolling (@ericbolling) January 12, 2017
Boy thank god we have @KamalaHarris there to ask the real questions of the CIA: policy on gay employees and climate change
— Dave Gray (@docgray81) January 12, 2017
Kamala Harris comes back, tells Pompeo, 'I want a CIA dir who is willing to accempt the overwhelming weight of evidence' on climate change.
— Byron York (@ByronYork) January 12, 2017
Kamala Harris questions CIA Director nominee Mike Pompeo about climate change. CIA should understand national security threat & follow data. pic.twitter.com/t5jY2BfH7Z
— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) January 12, 2017
Are those really the most pressing issues on the CIA’s plate?
Sen Kamala Harris……
Playing the following cards:
What a waste of questions for CIA nominee!
— Kate – 1/20/17 (@IrishTexan2009) January 12, 2017
What a dunce. https://t.co/HuR80PK6EA
— Alexis In NH (@AlexisinNH) January 12, 2017
@AlexisinNH WAIT!!! Maybe the CIA can develop a covert plan that will stop Mother Nature!
— Mister Lady Gaga (@misterladygaga) January 12, 2017
.@AlexisinNH Please send out all our spies to combat climate change? What does that even mean. Like Obama wanting NASA to reach out to Islam
— Tommy Amparano (@AOTUCDAD) January 12, 2017