Derek Schmidt

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt discusses a proposal that he's pushing with other Republicans to amend the state constitution to give the Legislature the power to overturn state agencies' administrative regulations, at a news conference, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Behind him are Senate President Ty Masterson, left, R-Andover, and House Speaker Ron Ryckman Jr., right, R-Olathe. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Pompeo endorses Kan. AG Schmidt for Gov.

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has given his endorsement to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt for governor. Pompeo, who represented Kansas in the House for six years, announced his decision in a statement Wednesday, praising Schmidt as the trusted conservative Kansans need.