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Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

By LISA MASCARO, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all Democrats, and at least one Republican, have said they will oppose him. The full...


Exclusive: Trump allies pressure Jones on Pompeo vote

By TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Alabama) has not said how he’ll vote on the confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary State, but now he’s getting some help in making that decision thanks to a new effort to sway him. 45Committee, a non-profit political action group that supports and promotes President...