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Pompeo condemns China’s law as ‘death knell’ for Hong Kong, warns of economic hardship

Pompeo condemns China’s law as ‘death knell’ for Hong Kong, warns of economic hardship

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday slammed efforts by China to enact national security legislation in Hong Kong, claiming that such a move would be a "de [...]

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Pompeo Slams China's 'Death Knell' for Hong Kong Autonomy

Pompeo Slams China's 'Death Knell' for Hong Kong Autonomy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned China's effort to take over national security legislation in Hong Kong, calling it "a death knell for the hi [...]

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After Donald Trump quits Open Skies treaty, a major nuclear weapons deal with Russia might be next

After Donald Trump quits Open Skies treaty, a major nuclear weapons deal with Russia might be next

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of "flagrantly" violating the multilateral deal, with which the U.S. is now set to end compliance in six months.

Read full article: After Donald Trump quits Open Skies trea...→
Pompeo: Russia using Open Skies Treaty for data on cruise missile targets

Pompeo: Russia using Open Skies Treaty for data on cruise missile targets

Russia is using intelligence obtained from U.S. and European overflights under the Open Skies Treaty to plan future cruise missile strikes on infrastructure ta [...]

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Russia uses Open Skies Treaty to identify bombing targets, U.S. tells NATO

Russia uses Open Skies Treaty to identify bombing targets, U.S. tells NATO

In a classified State Department memo obtained by Newsweek, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested Russia may been capturing images of infrastructure for the [...]

Read full article: Russia uses Open Skies Treaty to identif...→
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Palestinian president cuts security ties with Israel over West Bank annexation plans

Palestinian president cuts security ties with Israel over West Bank annexation plans

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was not sure “what to make of” Abbas’ announcement.

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Pompeo calls China’s newest coronavirus aid pledge 'paltry' given the number of lives lost worldwide

Pompeo calls China’s newest coronavirus aid pledge 'paltry' given the number of lives lost worldwide

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized China’s pledge of $2 billion to fight the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, calling it “paltry” in a Wednesday pre [...]

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Pompeo says State Dept. watchdog should have been fired 'some time ago' - amNewYork

BY HUMEYRA PAMUK AND DAVID BRUNNSTROM U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday declined to say why he recommended firing the State Department's

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Mike Pompeo blames Bob Menendez over IG firing controversy

Mike Pompeo blames Bob Menendez over IG firing controversy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he didn’t retaliate against Steve Linick when he asked President Trump to fire him as State Department inspector general — [...]

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Pompeo on Sen. Bob Menendez: 'I Don't Get My Ethics Guidance from a Man Who Was Criminally Prosecuted'

Pompeo on Sen. Bob Menendez: 'I Don't Get My Ethics Guidance from a Man Who Was Criminally Prosecuted'

Wednesday, during a briefing with the media, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo fired a shot at Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), who is believed to be behind and actively [...]

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Pompeo declined interview with inspector general probing 'emergency' Saudi arms sales before having him fired

Pompeo declined interview with inspector general probing 'emergency' Saudi arms sales before having him fired

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined an interview with the inspector general probing "emergency" Saudi arms sales before having him fired.

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Even Mike Pompeo's Dog Drew Scrutiny from Ousted Inspector General

Even Mike Pompeo's Dog Drew Scrutiny from Ousted Inspector General

Inspector General Steve Linick's investigation into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo included allegations that he made a staffer walk his dog.

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Pompeo says he wasn't aware State Department watchdog was investigating him

Pompeo says he wasn't aware State Department watchdog was investigating him

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed he asked President Trump to fire State Inspector General Steve Linick, accusing him of "undermining" his department's m [...]

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Wuhan Lab Head Calls Virus Leak Claims ‘pure Fabrication’

The director of the Wuhan Institute of Virology says claims promoted by the Trump administration that the global coronavirus pandemic originated at the Chinese [...]

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Pompeo and Hassett Condemn China Over Hong Kong Security Law

Pompeo and Hassett Condemn China Over Hong Kong Security Law

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the White House economic adviser, Kevin Hassett, denounced the proposal by Beijing and threatened action.

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Pompeo accuses Iran of echoing 'Hilter's call for genocide' over ‘final solution’ rhetoric

Pompeo accuses Iran of echoing 'Hilter's call for genocide' over ‘final solution’ rhetoric

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iranian Foreign Minister Javid Zarif of "echoing Hitler's call for genocide" in a Friday morning tweet regarding an [...]

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement later on Thursday afternoon

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement later on Thursday afternoon

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement later on Thursday afternoon confirming that the U.S. will withdraw from the treaty effective six months fro [...]

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Mike Pompeo's home state newspaper calls his "gaudy, taxpayer-funded dinners" a gross exploitation of public trust

The Kansas City Star said an investigation into the secretary of state's dinners "should make him damaged goods in Kansas."

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Trump readying China response

Trump readying China response

President Trump is preparing tougher new policies toward China as a result of Beijing’s mishandling of the coronavirus outbreak, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo [...]

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Pompeo sees world waking up to need to confront China, Communist leaders

Pompeo sees world waking up to need to confront China, Communist leaders

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday stepped up his harsh criticism of the Chinese Communist Party, accusing Beijing of destroying coronavirus samples n [...]

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China threatens "countermeasures," says U.S. will bear consequences after Pompeo congratulates Taiwan president

China said the U.S. "seriously" violates the one-China policy after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the Taiwan president's leadership "an inspiration to [...]

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Video: Pompeo declined interview with IG before firing

Video: Pompeo declined interview with IG before firing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed that he was aware of one "particular investigation" and submitted answers in writing for it "some time earlier this ye [...]

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Pompeo defends IG firing: 'Should have done it some time ago'

Pompeo defends IG firing: 'Should have done it some time ago'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday rejected allegations that he recommended the firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick as retaliati [...]

Read full article: Pompeo defends IG firing: 'Should have d...→
Fired State Department watchdog was probing protocol office

Fired State Department watchdog was probing protocol office

The probe may have contributed to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s push to oust Steve Linick.

Read full article: Fired State Department watchdog was prob...→
Opinion | Why Did Mike Pompeo Want His Watchdog Fired?

Opinion | Why Did Mike Pompeo Want His Watchdog Fired?

His vague explanations for asking President Trump to dismiss the State Department’s inspector general don’t add up.

Read full article: Opinion | Why Did Mike Pompeo Want His W...→
Trump defends Mike Pompeo against ‘stupid’ allegations after firing IG

Trump defends Mike Pompeo against ‘stupid’ allegations after firing IG

President Trump on Monday defended Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against “stupid” allegations of misusing his office, and said it was Pompeo who asked him to [...]

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White House, State Dept. fail to turn over documents related to firing of watchdog

Congressional investigators believe the watchdog's firing was direct retaliation for Steve Linick pursuing an investigation into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo [...]

Read full article: White House, State Dept. fail to turn ov...→
Mike Pompeo rips China’s proposed power grab in Hong Kong

Mike Pompeo rips China’s proposed power grab in Hong Kong

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday ripped China for its proposed power grab in Hong Kong — as the mainland Communist Party sought to establish its own in [...]

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Biden: If You Can’t Choose Me Over Trump, ‘you Ain’t Black’

Biden: If You Can’t Choose Me Over Trump, ‘you Ain’t Black’

Trump did not immediately join that response, butSecretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a statementcondemning China’s effort and calling it “a death knell for t [...]

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Pompeo Quietly Visits Conservative Donors and Political Figures on State Dept. Trips

Pompeo Quietly Visits Conservative Donors and Political Figures on State Dept. Trips

The meetings, often kept off his public schedule, have taken place as Mike Pompeo nurtures plans for a presidential bid in 2024 and as he considered a run for [...]

Read full article: Pompeo Quietly Visits Conservative Donor...→
Chinese state media makes propaganda video game to bash Pompeo

Chinese state media makes propaganda video game to bash Pompeo

The Chinese government is pushing back against growing international criticism of its botched handling of the coronavirus pandemic -- which went on to infect m [...]

Read full article: Chinese state media makes propaganda vid...→
Pompeo Calls China Virus Response 'Paltry' Compared to Damage Done

Pompeo Calls China Virus Response 'Paltry' Compared to Damage Done

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China over the coronavirus on Wednesday, calling the $2 billion Beijing has pledged to fight the pandemic "pal [...]

Read full article: Pompeo Calls China Virus Response 'Paltr...→
U.S. to donate 200 ventilators to Russia as it reports second-highest number of COVID-19 cases

U.S. to donate 200 ventilators to Russia as it reports second-highest number of COVID-19 cases

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday the U.S. is donating 200 American-produced ventilators to Russia, where the number of new cases of COVID-19 have [...]

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Pompeo denies State Dept. inspector general was fired in retaliation

Pompeo denies State Dept. inspector general was fired in retaliation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday defended the recent firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, sharply denying allegations the firi [...]

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denies Inspector General's firing was retaliation, calls allegation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denies Inspector General's firing was retaliation, calls allegation "patently false"

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the firing of an inspector general who was investigating him wasn't a retaliatory move.

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China says Pompeo's congratulations to Taiwan president has seriously damaged relations

China says Pompeo's congratulations to Taiwan president has seriously damaged relations

China’s foreign ministry Wednesday said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has done serious damage to U.S.-Chinese relations a day after he congratulated the Taiwa [...]

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Mike Pompeo issues praise for Taiwan’s coronavirus response after exclusion from WHO assembly

Mike Pompeo issues praise for Taiwan’s coronavirus response after exclusion from WHO assembly

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued renewed support for Taiwan’s coronavirus response and praised Taiwan as a reliable partner, just one day after sharply cr [...]

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Trump on Question About Pompeo's Dog Walker: 'Do You Know How Stupid that Sounds?'

Trump on Question About Pompeo's Dog Walker: 'Do You Know How Stupid that Sounds?'

Trump mocked the media for asking if Mike Pompeo had asked staffers to walk his dog, among other personal errands.

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White House, State Dept. fail to turn over documents related to firing of watchdog

Congressional investigators believe the watchdog's firing was direct retaliation for Steve Linick pursuing an investigation into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo [...]

Read full article: White House, State Dept. fail to turn ov...→
Pompeo and Hassett Condemn China Over Hong Kong Security Law

Pompeo and Hassett Condemn China Over Hong Kong Security Law

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the White House economic adviser, Kevin Hassett, denounced the proposal by Beijing and threatened action.

Read full article: Pompeo and Hassett Condemn China Over Ho...→
Pompeo Slams China's 'Death Knell' for Hong Kong Autonomy

Pompeo Slams China's 'Death Knell' for Hong Kong Autonomy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned China's effort to take over national security legislation in Hong Kong, calling it "a death knell for the hi [...]

Read full article: Pompeo Slams China's 'Death Knell' for H...→
Biden: If You Can’t Choose Me Over Trump, ‘you Ain’t Black’

Biden: If You Can’t Choose Me Over Trump, ‘you Ain’t Black’

Trump did not immediately join that response, butSecretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a statementcondemning China’s effort and calling it “a death knell for t [...]

Read full article: Biden: If You Can’t Choose Me Over Trump...→
Pompeo accuses Iran of echoing 'Hilter's call for genocide' over ‘final solution’ rhetoric

Pompeo accuses Iran of echoing 'Hilter's call for genocide' over ‘final solution’ rhetoric

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iranian Foreign Minister Javid Zarif of "echoing Hitler's call for genocide" in a Friday morning tweet regarding an [...]

Read full article: Pompeo accuses Iran of echoing 'Hilter's...→
Pompeo: Russia using Open Skies Treaty for data on cruise missile targets

Pompeo: Russia using Open Skies Treaty for data on cruise missile targets

Russia is using intelligence obtained from U.S. and European overflights under the Open Skies Treaty to plan future cruise missile strikes on infrastructure ta [...]

Read full article: Pompeo: Russia using Open Skies Treaty f...→
Chinese state media makes propaganda video game to bash Pompeo

Chinese state media makes propaganda video game to bash Pompeo

The Chinese government is pushing back against growing international criticism of its botched handling of the coronavirus pandemic -- which went on to infect m [...]

Read full article: Chinese state media makes propaganda vid...→

Mike Pompeo's home state newspaper calls his "gaudy, taxpayer-funded dinners" a gross exploitation of public trust

The Kansas City Star said an investigation into the secretary of state's dinners "should make him damaged goods in Kansas."

Read full article: Mike Pompeo's home state newspaper calls...→
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Palestinian president cuts security ties with Israel over West Bank annexation plans

Palestinian president cuts security ties with Israel over West Bank annexation plans

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was not sure “what to make of” Abbas’ announcement.

Read full article: Palestinian president cuts security ties...→
Pompeo sees world waking up to need to confront China, Communist leaders

Pompeo sees world waking up to need to confront China, Communist leaders

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday stepped up his harsh criticism of the Chinese Communist Party, accusing Beijing of destroying coronavirus samples n [...]

Read full article: Pompeo sees world waking up to need to c...→

Pompeo says State Dept. watchdog should have been fired 'some time ago' - amNewYork

BY HUMEYRA PAMUK AND DAVID BRUNNSTROM U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday declined to say why he recommended firing the State Department's

Read full article: Pompeo says State Dept. watchdog should ...→
Pompeo denies State Dept. inspector general was fired in retaliation

Pompeo denies State Dept. inspector general was fired in retaliation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday defended the recent firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, sharply denying allegations the firi [...]

Read full article: Pompeo denies State Dept. inspector gene...→
Video: Pompeo declined interview with IG before firing

Video: Pompeo declined interview with IG before firing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed that he was aware of one "particular investigation" and submitted answers in writing for it "some time earlier this ye [...]

Read full article: Video: Pompeo declined interview with IG...→
Pompeo on Sen. Bob Menendez: 'I Don't Get My Ethics Guidance from a Man Who Was Criminally Prosecuted'

Pompeo on Sen. Bob Menendez: 'I Don't Get My Ethics Guidance from a Man Who Was Criminally Prosecuted'

Wednesday, during a briefing with the media, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo fired a shot at Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), who is believed to be behind and actively [...]

Read full article: Pompeo on Sen. Bob Menendez: 'I Don't Ge...→
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denies Inspector General's firing was retaliation, calls allegation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denies Inspector General's firing was retaliation, calls allegation "patently false"

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the firing of an inspector general who was investigating him wasn't a retaliatory move.

Read full article: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denies In...→
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Fired State Department watchdog was probing protocol office

Fired State Department watchdog was probing protocol office

The probe may have contributed to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s push to oust Steve Linick.

Read full article: Fired State Department watchdog was prob...→
Mike Pompeo issues praise for Taiwan’s coronavirus response after exclusion from WHO assembly

Mike Pompeo issues praise for Taiwan’s coronavirus response after exclusion from WHO assembly

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued renewed support for Taiwan’s coronavirus response and praised Taiwan as a reliable partner, just one day after sharply cr [...]

Read full article: Mike Pompeo issues praise for Taiwan’s c...→
  • #Mike Pompeo
Trump defends Mike Pompeo against ‘stupid’ allegations after firing IG

Trump defends Mike Pompeo against ‘stupid’ allegations after firing IG

President Trump on Monday defended Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against “stupid” allegations of misusing his office, and said it was Pompeo who asked him to [...]

Read full article: Trump defends Mike Pompeo against ‘stupi...→
Pompeo says he wasn't aware State Department watchdog was investigating him

Pompeo says he wasn't aware State Department watchdog was investigating him

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed he asked President Trump to fire State Inspector General Steve Linick, accusing him of "undermining" his department's m [...]

Read full article: Pompeo says he wasn't aware State Depart...→

Wuhan Lab Head Calls Virus Leak Claims ‘pure Fabrication’

The director of the Wuhan Institute of Virology says claims promoted by the Trump administration that the global coronavirus pandemic originated at the Chinese [...]

Read full article: Wuhan Lab Head Calls Virus Leak Claims ‘...→
Pompeo condemns China’s law as ‘death knell’ for Hong Kong, warns of economic hardship

Pompeo condemns China’s law as ‘death knell’ for Hong Kong, warns of economic hardship

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday slammed efforts by China to enact national security legislation in Hong Kong, claiming that such a move would be a "de [...]

Read full article: Pompeo condemns China’s law as ‘death kn...→
Mike Pompeo rips China’s proposed power grab in Hong Kong

Mike Pompeo rips China’s proposed power grab in Hong Kong

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday ripped China for its proposed power grab in Hong Kong — as the mainland Communist Party sought to establish its own in [...]

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After Donald Trump quits Open Skies treaty, a major nuclear weapons deal with Russia might be next

After Donald Trump quits Open Skies treaty, a major nuclear weapons deal with Russia might be next

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of "flagrantly" violating the multilateral deal, with which the U.S. is now set to end compliance in six months.

Read full article: After Donald Trump quits Open Skies trea...→
Pompeo Quietly Visits Conservative Donors and Political Figures on State Dept. Trips

Pompeo Quietly Visits Conservative Donors and Political Figures on State Dept. Trips

The meetings, often kept off his public schedule, have taken place as Mike Pompeo nurtures plans for a presidential bid in 2024 and as he considered a run for [...]

Read full article: Pompeo Quietly Visits Conservative Donor...→
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement later on Thursday afternoon

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement later on Thursday afternoon

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement later on Thursday afternoon confirming that the U.S. will withdraw from the treaty effective six months fro [...]

Read full article: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released ...→
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Russia uses Open Skies Treaty to identify bombing targets, U.S. tells NATO

Russia uses Open Skies Treaty to identify bombing targets, U.S. tells NATO

In a classified State Department memo obtained by Newsweek, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested Russia may been capturing images of infrastructure for the [...]

Read full article: Russia uses Open Skies Treaty to identif...→
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Pompeo Calls China Virus Response 'Paltry' Compared to Damage Done

Pompeo Calls China Virus Response 'Paltry' Compared to Damage Done

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China over the coronavirus on Wednesday, calling the $2 billion Beijing has pledged to fight the pandemic "pal [...]

Read full article: Pompeo Calls China Virus Response 'Paltr...→
Trump readying China response

Trump readying China response

President Trump is preparing tougher new policies toward China as a result of Beijing’s mishandling of the coronavirus outbreak, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo [...]

Read full article: Trump readying China response...→
Pompeo calls China’s newest coronavirus aid pledge 'paltry' given the number of lives lost worldwide

Pompeo calls China’s newest coronavirus aid pledge 'paltry' given the number of lives lost worldwide

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized China’s pledge of $2 billion to fight the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, calling it “paltry” in a Wednesday pre [...]

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U.S. to donate 200 ventilators to Russia as it reports second-highest number of COVID-19 cases

U.S. to donate 200 ventilators to Russia as it reports second-highest number of COVID-19 cases

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday the U.S. is donating 200 American-produced ventilators to Russia, where the number of new cases of COVID-19 have [...]

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China threatens "countermeasures," says U.S. will bear consequences after Pompeo congratulates Taiwan president

China said the U.S. "seriously" violates the one-China policy after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the Taiwan president's leadership "an inspiration to [...]

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Mike Pompeo blames Bob Menendez over IG firing controversy

Mike Pompeo blames Bob Menendez over IG firing controversy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he didn’t retaliate against Steve Linick when he asked President Trump to fire him as State Department inspector general — [...]

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Pompeo defends IG firing: 'Should have done it some time ago'

Pompeo defends IG firing: 'Should have done it some time ago'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday rejected allegations that he recommended the firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick as retaliati [...]

Read full article: Pompeo defends IG firing: 'Should have d...→
Pompeo declined interview with inspector general probing 'emergency' Saudi arms sales before having him fired

Pompeo declined interview with inspector general probing 'emergency' Saudi arms sales before having him fired

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined an interview with the inspector general probing "emergency" Saudi arms sales before having him fired.

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China says Pompeo's congratulations to Taiwan president has seriously damaged relations

China says Pompeo's congratulations to Taiwan president has seriously damaged relations

China’s foreign ministry Wednesday said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has done serious damage to U.S.-Chinese relations a day after he congratulated the Taiwa [...]

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Opinion | Why Did Mike Pompeo Want His Watchdog Fired?

Opinion | Why Did Mike Pompeo Want His Watchdog Fired?

His vague explanations for asking President Trump to dismiss the State Department’s inspector general don’t add up.

Read full article: Opinion | Why Did Mike Pompeo Want His W...→
Even Mike Pompeo's Dog Drew Scrutiny from Ousted Inspector General

Even Mike Pompeo's Dog Drew Scrutiny from Ousted Inspector General

Inspector General Steve Linick's investigation into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo included allegations that he made a staffer walk his dog.

Read full article: Even Mike Pompeo's Dog Drew Scrutiny fro...→
Trump on Question About Pompeo's Dog Walker: 'Do You Know How Stupid that Sounds?'

Trump on Question About Pompeo's Dog Walker: 'Do You Know How Stupid that Sounds?'

Trump mocked the media for asking if Mike Pompeo had asked staffers to walk his dog, among other personal errands.

Read full article: Trump on Question About Pompeo's Dog Wal...→

Wuhan Lab Head Calls Virus Leak Claims ‘pure Fabrication’

The director of the Wuhan Institute of Virology says claims promoted by the Trump administration that the global coronavirus pandemic originated at the Chinese [...]

Read full article: Wuhan Lab Head Calls Virus Leak Claims ‘...→

White House, State Dept. fail to turn over documents related to firing of watchdog

Congressional investigators believe the watchdog's firing was direct retaliation for Steve Linick pursuing an investigation into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo [...]

Read full article: White House, State Dept. fail to turn ov...→
Pompeo condemns China’s law as ‘death knell’ for Hong Kong, warns of economic hardship

Pompeo condemns China’s law as ‘death knell’ for Hong Kong, warns of economic hardship

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday slammed efforts by China to enact national security legislation in Hong Kong, claiming that such a move would be a "de [...]

Read full article: Pompeo condemns China’s law as ‘death kn...→
Pompeo and Hassett Condemn China Over Hong Kong Security Law

Pompeo and Hassett Condemn China Over Hong Kong Security Law

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the White House economic adviser, Kevin Hassett, denounced the proposal by Beijing and threatened action.

Read full article: Pompeo and Hassett Condemn China Over Ho...→
Mike Pompeo rips China’s proposed power grab in Hong Kong

Mike Pompeo rips China’s proposed power grab in Hong Kong

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday ripped China for its proposed power grab in Hong Kong — as the mainland Communist Party sought to establish its own in [...]

Read full article: Mike Pompeo rips China’s proposed power ...→
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Pompeo Slams China's 'Death Knell' for Hong Kong Autonomy

Pompeo Slams China's 'Death Knell' for Hong Kong Autonomy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned China's effort to take over national security legislation in Hong Kong, calling it "a death knell for the hi [...]

Read full article: Pompeo Slams China's 'Death Knell' for H...→
Biden: If You Can’t Choose Me Over Trump, ‘you Ain’t Black’

Biden: If You Can’t Choose Me Over Trump, ‘you Ain’t Black’

Trump did not immediately join that response, butSecretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a statementcondemning China’s effort and calling it “a death knell for t [...]

Read full article: Biden: If You Can’t Choose Me Over Trump...→
After Donald Trump quits Open Skies treaty, a major nuclear weapons deal with Russia might be next

After Donald Trump quits Open Skies treaty, a major nuclear weapons deal with Russia might be next

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of "flagrantly" violating the multilateral deal, with which the U.S. is now set to end compliance in six months.

Read full article: After Donald Trump quits Open Skies trea...→
Pompeo accuses Iran of echoing 'Hilter's call for genocide' over ‘final solution’ rhetoric

Pompeo accuses Iran of echoing 'Hilter's call for genocide' over ‘final solution’ rhetoric

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iranian Foreign Minister Javid Zarif of "echoing Hitler's call for genocide" in a Friday morning tweet regarding an [...]

Read full article: Pompeo accuses Iran of echoing 'Hilter's...→
Pompeo Quietly Visits Conservative Donors and Political Figures on State Dept. Trips

Pompeo Quietly Visits Conservative Donors and Political Figures on State Dept. Trips

The meetings, often kept off his public schedule, have taken place as Mike Pompeo nurtures plans for a presidential bid in 2024 and as he considered a run for [...]

Read full article: Pompeo Quietly Visits Conservative Donor...→
Pompeo: Russia using Open Skies Treaty for data on cruise missile targets

Pompeo: Russia using Open Skies Treaty for data on cruise missile targets

Russia is using intelligence obtained from U.S. and European overflights under the Open Skies Treaty to plan future cruise missile strikes on infrastructure ta [...]

Read full article: Pompeo: Russia using Open Skies Treaty f...→
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement later on Thursday afternoon

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement later on Thursday afternoon

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement later on Thursday afternoon confirming that the U.S. will withdraw from the treaty effective six months fro [...]

Read full article: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released ...→
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Chinese state media makes propaganda video game to bash Pompeo

Chinese state media makes propaganda video game to bash Pompeo

The Chinese government is pushing back against growing international criticism of its botched handling of the coronavirus pandemic -- which went on to infect m [...]

Read full article: Chinese state media makes propaganda vid...→
Russia uses Open Skies Treaty to identify bombing targets, U.S. tells NATO

Russia uses Open Skies Treaty to identify bombing targets, U.S. tells NATO

In a classified State Department memo obtained by Newsweek, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested Russia may been capturing images of infrastructure for the [...]

Read full article: Russia uses Open Skies Treaty to identif...→
  • #Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo's home state newspaper calls his "gaudy, taxpayer-funded dinners" a gross exploitation of public trust

The Kansas City Star said an investigation into the secretary of state's dinners "should make him damaged goods in Kansas."

Read full article: Mike Pompeo's home state newspaper calls...→
  • #Mike Pompeo
Pompeo Calls China Virus Response 'Paltry' Compared to Damage Done

Pompeo Calls China Virus Response 'Paltry' Compared to Damage Done

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China over the coronavirus on Wednesday, calling the $2 billion Beijing has pledged to fight the pandemic "pal [...]

Read full article: Pompeo Calls China Virus Response 'Paltr...→
Palestinian president cuts security ties with Israel over West Bank annexation plans

Palestinian president cuts security ties with Israel over West Bank annexation plans

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was not sure “what to make of” Abbas’ announcement.

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Trump readying China response

Trump readying China response

President Trump is preparing tougher new policies toward China as a result of Beijing’s mishandling of the coronavirus outbreak, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo [...]

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Pompeo calls China’s newest coronavirus aid pledge 'paltry' given the number of lives lost worldwide

Pompeo calls China’s newest coronavirus aid pledge 'paltry' given the number of lives lost worldwide

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized China’s pledge of $2 billion to fight the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, calling it “paltry” in a Wednesday pre [...]

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Pompeo sees world waking up to need to confront China, Communist leaders

Pompeo sees world waking up to need to confront China, Communist leaders

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday stepped up his harsh criticism of the Chinese Communist Party, accusing Beijing of destroying coronavirus samples n [...]

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U.S. to donate 200 ventilators to Russia as it reports second-highest number of COVID-19 cases

U.S. to donate 200 ventilators to Russia as it reports second-highest number of COVID-19 cases

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday the U.S. is donating 200 American-produced ventilators to Russia, where the number of new cases of COVID-19 have [...]

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Pompeo says State Dept. watchdog should have been fired 'some time ago' - amNewYork

BY HUMEYRA PAMUK AND DAVID BRUNNSTROM U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday declined to say why he recommended firing the State Department's

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China threatens "countermeasures," says U.S. will bear consequences after Pompeo congratulates Taiwan president

China said the U.S. "seriously" violates the one-China policy after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the Taiwan president's leadership "an inspiration to [...]

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Pompeo denies State Dept. inspector general was fired in retaliation

Pompeo denies State Dept. inspector general was fired in retaliation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday defended the recent firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, sharply denying allegations the firi [...]

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Mike Pompeo blames Bob Menendez over IG firing controversy

Mike Pompeo blames Bob Menendez over IG firing controversy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he didn’t retaliate against Steve Linick when he asked President Trump to fire him as State Department inspector general — [...]

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Video: Pompeo declined interview with IG before firing

Video: Pompeo declined interview with IG before firing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed that he was aware of one "particular investigation" and submitted answers in writing for it "some time earlier this ye [...]

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Pompeo on Sen. Bob Menendez: 'I Don't Get My Ethics Guidance from a Man Who Was Criminally Prosecuted'

Pompeo on Sen. Bob Menendez: 'I Don't Get My Ethics Guidance from a Man Who Was Criminally Prosecuted'

Wednesday, during a briefing with the media, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo fired a shot at Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), who is believed to be behind and actively [...]

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Pompeo defends IG firing: 'Should have done it some time ago'

Pompeo defends IG firing: 'Should have done it some time ago'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday rejected allegations that he recommended the firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick as retaliati [...]

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denies Inspector General's firing was retaliation, calls allegation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denies Inspector General's firing was retaliation, calls allegation "patently false"

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the firing of an inspector general who was investigating him wasn't a retaliatory move.

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Pompeo declined interview with inspector general probing 'emergency' Saudi arms sales before having him fired

Pompeo declined interview with inspector general probing 'emergency' Saudi arms sales before having him fired

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined an interview with the inspector general probing "emergency" Saudi arms sales before having him fired.

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Fired State Department watchdog was probing protocol office

Fired State Department watchdog was probing protocol office

The probe may have contributed to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s push to oust Steve Linick.

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China says Pompeo's congratulations to Taiwan president has seriously damaged relations

China says Pompeo's congratulations to Taiwan president has seriously damaged relations

China’s foreign ministry Wednesday said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has done serious damage to U.S.-Chinese relations a day after he congratulated the Taiwa [...]

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Opinion | Why Did Mike Pompeo Want His Watchdog Fired?

Opinion | Why Did Mike Pompeo Want His Watchdog Fired?

His vague explanations for asking President Trump to dismiss the State Department’s inspector general don’t add up.

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Mike Pompeo issues praise for Taiwan’s coronavirus response after exclusion from WHO assembly

Mike Pompeo issues praise for Taiwan’s coronavirus response after exclusion from WHO assembly

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued renewed support for Taiwan’s coronavirus response and praised Taiwan as a reliable partner, just one day after sharply cr [...]

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Even Mike Pompeo's Dog Drew Scrutiny from Ousted Inspector General

Even Mike Pompeo's Dog Drew Scrutiny from Ousted Inspector General

Inspector General Steve Linick's investigation into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo included allegations that he made a staffer walk his dog.

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Trump defends Mike Pompeo against ‘stupid’ allegations after firing IG

Trump defends Mike Pompeo against ‘stupid’ allegations after firing IG

President Trump on Monday defended Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against “stupid” allegations of misusing his office, and said it was Pompeo who asked him to [...]

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Trump on Question About Pompeo's Dog Walker: 'Do You Know How Stupid that Sounds?'

Trump on Question About Pompeo's Dog Walker: 'Do You Know How Stupid that Sounds?'

Trump mocked the media for asking if Mike Pompeo had asked staffers to walk his dog, among other personal errands.

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Pompeo says he wasn't aware State Department watchdog was investigating him

Pompeo says he wasn't aware State Department watchdog was investigating him

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed he asked President Trump to fire State Inspector General Steve Linick, accusing him of "undermining" his department's m [...]

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