🇺🇸 Pompeo appears at secretary of state confirmation hearing | Al Jazeera English

US President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state has faced tough questions from senators at a confirmation hearing.

Mike Pompeo was grilled on everything from Iran and North Korea to his views on Islamophobia - as well as the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

The Senate will vote on his nomination later this month.

Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports.

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(Source: Al Jazeera English, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYlAWdOCpqY)