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As Mike Pompeo gets his day in the US Senate for a nomination for Secretary of State, US Senator Dick Durbin says much of his concern lies in what’s become of the of infrastructure of the department. 

Durbin says President Trump has cut the budget at the State Department thirty percent and if Pompeo gets the nod to be the nation’s top diplomat he’ll need to step in and rebuild what’s be done. But Durbin says he’s seen little assurance that Pompeo will be willing to do just that. 

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