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Dem senators vow to block Mike Pompeo nomination. This top Republican is joining them.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) are among a group of lawmakers on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who have said they will not support CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s confirmation to become the next secretary of state, according to published reports.
Appearing on “Face the Nation” Sunday, Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia indicated he will not vote for Pompeo.
What does this mean?
If all three senators vote against Pompeo, along with others who have also pledged to vote against him, the CIA director could face an 11-10 committee vote against his confirmation, the Daily Caller reported. But even if that happens, there is a way that Pompeo could still become secretary.
“I have decided to vote against him to be secretary of state…We have a president who is anti-diplomacy, and I worry that Mike Pompeo has shown the same tendency to oppose diplomacy,” Kaine said on Face the Nation.

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