7:15 PM PT – Sun. January 20, 2019
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly meets with a top GOP political strategist as he weighs a possible 2020 Senate run.
According to a Politico article on Sunday, Pompeo is claimed to have met strategist Ward Baker to discuss running for retiring Kansas Senator Pat Robert’s seat.
Politico’s sources also allege Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is encouraging him to launch a campaign.
Before joining the Trump Administration in 2017, Pompeo served as a Kansas Representative for 6-years.
The Secretary of State is said to be in no rush to make a final decision.