Assange's lawyer argues that because the U.S. has new plans to charge Assange, Sweden should drop its warrant.
The former Republican congressman said the whistleblowing group is a tool used by Russian military intelligence.
The CIA has not confirmed the visit, but officials and media expect Pompeo Thursday.
Gina Haspel is the first career CIA woman to be appointed deputy director.
President draws applause as he blasts the media, hints at a return to torture and touts his unconfirmed pick for the spy agency.
Mike Pompeo says he's not familiar with CIA analysis saying climate change is one of the 'deeper causes of rising instability' around the world.
Warren and others are criticizing Trump for a lack of diversity—both gender and racial—in his Cabinet picks.