Pompeo Calls Koch ‘Compassionate Philanthropist’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he was saddened to hear of the death of billionaire industrialist David H. Koch. Pompeo said in a tweet Friday that Koch was “a compassionate philanthropist, successful businessman, and a proud American.” David Koch and his brother Charles Koch were major donors to conservative causes and educational groups. David Koch died Friday at age 79.