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Pompeo is running for the open Kansas Senate seat, the WH adviser says

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Despite the rumors and the urging of fellow Republicans, Secretary of state Mike Pompeo for a Senate seat in Kansas, according to a senior White house Advisor will not be executed.

White House National Security Adviser, Robert O’brien, ABC’s “This Week” said on Sunday that Pompeo confirmed recently that he is looking for him, a Senate seat is up for grabs in his home state of Kansas.

“I spoke with him about two nights ago,” said O’brien. “He said he didn’t ‘ run for the Senate. He said he remains foreign Minister.”

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O’brien went on to praise Pompeo – say that he enjoys it, with the help of the former Kansas Congressman and a “fantastic named him Secretary of state.”

“He was one of the presidents of the best tips for the Cabinet added,” O’brien.

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Rumors have been circulating for a while that Pompeo would step down from his role in the State Department for a Senate seat in the year 2020 and in Kansas. At the moment, Kansas Secretary of state Kris Kobach in the polls in the state GOP leads the primary, but Pompeo, it would be expected that the leader should he replace in the race retiring GOP sen. Pat Roberts.

Due to Pompeo’s popularity in the Sunflower state and Kobach past history of controversial statements – Republican legislator was rumored to be urging the Secretary of state for the seat. Kobach lost his bid in 2018 for Kansas Governor.

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“Let me say this: it’s his decision,” Sen. Todd Young, R certainly is-Ind., the National Republican Senate Chairman, told radio host Hugh Hewitt earlier this year. “I can’t imagine that no one, I would prefer to work with in the Senate of the United States from the state of Kansas Mike Pompeo.”

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Also Pompeo is the current boss, President Trump, has run weighed in on a possible Senate for the Secretary of State, said that Pompeo would “win a landslide victory” when he jumped in the race.

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