Mike Pompeo is leaving his post as CIA director to become President Trump's new secretary of state, the White House announced on March 13.
The Wichita Business Journal heaped praise on Pompeo and Thayer for securing a $124 million contract with Vought Aircraft Industries in 2000.
Pompeo stepped aside from Thayer in 2006, according to the Wichita Business Journal.
The committee sharply criticized the Obama administration – particularly former secretary of state Hillary Clinton – for the handling of the attack and its aftermath.
On March 13, the White House announced Pompeo would take over as secretary of state.