Not a one. , When asked about his knowledge of the controversial call made by President Trump on July 25, 2019, to Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, in which Trump solicited assistance in investigating the son of former vice president and presidential candidate Joseph Biden, Pompeo initially said he had little knowledge of Trump's call with Zelenskiy since he had not yet read the transcript of the call.
Pompeo later apologized to Goyle for the tweet. , In the 2016 election, Pompeo beat Democrat Daniel B. Giroux in the general election with 61% of the vote. On May 31, 2011, he voted for H.R.2059 11-HR2059, which eliminated funding for the United Nations Population Fund. , In the 2012 election, Pompeo defeated Democratic nominee Robert Tillman by a margin of 62–32%. In 2006, he sold his interest in the company, which by then had been renamed Nex-Tech Aerospace, to Highland Capital Management, which had clients including Lockheed Martin, Gulfstream Aerospace, Cessna Aircraft, Boeing, Spirit AeroSystems and Raytheon Aircraft.  Pompeo was confirmed by the Senate on April 26, 2018, in a 57–42 vote and was sworn in the same day. , In August 2018 Pompeo called Russia to "immediately release" jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov.  He accused the World Health organization of being under control of the People's Republic of China and implicated China as being behind the significant number of deaths in the UK as a result of the 2020 coronavirus outbreak. Nick Pompeo is the son of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and wife, Susan.  The Council on American–Islamic Relations called on him to revise his remarks, calling them "false and irresponsible". The promotion of the speech by the State Department was met with criticism from those who find it disrespects the separation of church and state in the U.S.  He suggested that Chinese investment in Israel would create issues between the US and Israel, and threatened to reduce security arrangements between the countries.
 At Trump's request, Pompeo met with former NSA official William E. Binney to discuss his doubts of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections. In addition he said the Chinese authorities were not allowed to take unilateral action in the area. President Trump announced on March 13, 2018, that he would nominate Pompeo to serve as secretary of state, succeeding Rex Tillerson, who stepped down on March 31, 2018. Trump said that in their discussion, Pompeo explained he would prefer to stay in his job as Secretary of State and would only leave the Trump administration and run if it were necessary to keep a Republican seat in the Senate.  As a congressman, he cosponsored legislation to add the Muslim Brotherhood to the United States State Department list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations.