Gov. Brownback confirmed as international religious freedom ambassador
Washington D.C., Jan 25, 2018 / 04:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) was narrowly confirmed as the ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom Thursday. The Senate voted 49-49, along party lines, and the tie was broken by Vice President Mike Pence.
On Twitter, Brownback tweeted his appreciation to President Donald Trump, Pence, and everyone in the Senate who voted to confirm. He said he was “looking forward” to his new role and that he will work “hard for the American people and religious freedom around the world.”
Thank you to @POTUS, @VP, and all the Senators who supported my nomination.