Pompeo: ‘There Will Be a Smooth Transition to a Second Trump Administration’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said he expects there to be a second Trump administration when the outcome of the election is final.

A reporter asked Pompeo if the State Department was preparing to engage with the Biden transition team and whether not doing so would delay or hamper a “smooth transition” or pose a national security risk.

He said the world should have “every confidence that the transition necessary to make sure that the State Department is functional today, successful today, and successful with the president who’s in office on January 20th a minute after noon will also be successful.”

He added that he has already gone through one transition — in the beginning of the administration — and he was very confident that everything would be done to make sure the U.S. government will continue to perform the national security function going forward.

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