PBS NewsHour

Pompeo challenged to fill key State Department positions

Clip: 05/05/2018 | 3m 56s Video has closed captioning.

More than 70 positions, including ambassadors to Saudi Arabia and Turkey, remain open in the State Department, while several positions have nominees but await confirmation from the White House. Usually dominated by career diplomats, the Trump administration has overwhelmingly put political candidates in the State Department. Nahal Toosi of POLITICO joins Hari Sreenivasan for more.

Aired: 05/05/18

Rating: NR

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