Mike Pompeo to tell Senate soft US policy on Russia 'now over'

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Pick for secretary of state will say Trump administration considers Russia ‘danger to our country’

Mike Pompeo, the CIA director picked to be the next secretary of state, will tell the Senate that years of soft US policy toward Russia are “now over”.

Pompeo will chastise Russia for acting “aggressively” and emphasise the Trump administration considers Russia “a danger to our country”, according to excerpts of his prepared remarks obtained by the Associated Press from a senior Trump official.

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