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Mike Pompeo Narrowly Approved For Secretary Of State By Committee, French President Visits U.S., And Preventing And Punishing Crimes Against Humanity

On today's show: 

  • The Foreign Affairs Committee narrowly approved Mike Pompeo for Secretary Of State after a last minute vote change from Sen. Rand Paul. We speak with Global affairs staff writer at The Atlantic Uri Freidman about Pompeo and the future of the State Department. 
  • French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to uphold 'contemporary multilateralism' with U.S. during his first official state visit. We speak with Maxime Larive, senior research associate at the European Union Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, about Macron’s relationship with President Trump. 
  • Human rights expert Leila Sadat discusses her documentary on the lack of prevention and punishment of crimes against humanity.

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