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President Trump swore in Mike Pompeo, his pick to lead the State Department, Wednesday. Pompeo gave his first speech to staff Tuesday, promising to bring "swagger" back to the department. The swearing-in comes ahead of an unprecedented potential meeting between Trump and North Korea's leader, and rising tensions with Iran.

NPR's Michele Kelemen (@michelekelemen) explains what's next for Pompeo and the State Department with Here & Now's Mina Kim.

This segment aired on May 2, 2018.

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