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Statement from LCV on Nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State

Mar 13, 2018

David Willett, 202454-4598, david_willett@lcv.org

Washington, DC: In response to President Trump’s nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State, the League of Conservation Voters issued the following statement from Tiernan Sittenfeld, SVP of Government Affairs:

“Though not surprising, this is extremely troubling. Climate change is one of the most critical threats facing our nation and world, and the Secretary of State has a huge responsibility to make sure it is addressed by the global community. With a history of questioning the science of climate change, a close relationship with the polluter Koch brothers and lifetime LCV score of 4%, Mike Pompeo has no business becoming the next Secretary of State.”

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