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Kansas Rep. Pompeo accepts post as Trump's CIA Director

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BY KRISTEN WELKER, KEN DILANIAN and ERIK ORTIZ, NBC News

(NBC News) - Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo has accepted President-elect Donald Trump's offer to be the head of the CIA in his new administration, a transition official confirmed.

Pompeo's selection Friday comes after NBC News confirmed Trump offered the attorney general post to Sen. Jeff Sessions and the national adviser post to retired Lt. Gen Mike Flynn.

Pompeo is a former Army officer and Harvard graduate who serves on the House Intelligence Committee.

Trump has not publicly announced the pick.

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