The current CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he has never advocated for regime change in North Korea, Daily Mail reported.
Pompeo was speaking Thursday at his Senate confirmation hearing to become President Trump's second secretary of state.
Pompeo says the administration has responsibility to prevent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un being able threaten the U.S. with a nuclear weapon. But he says he's not advocating regime change. He says his role as a diplomat is to avoid a confrontation.