U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo board an airplane as he departs Asunción, Paraguay, April 13, 2019. [State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public Domain]

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Mike Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service and U.S. Agency for International Development.

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