Mike Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends President Trumps cabinet meeting in the East Room of the White House on May 19, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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Pat Loeb
July 19, 2020 - 11:23 am
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo generated controversy, last week, when he released a draft report from his Commission on Unalienable Rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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 U.S. State Department Inspector General Steve Linick departs the U.S. Capitol October 02, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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Justin Udo
May 17, 2020 - 1:27 pm
A number of United States senators from both sides of the aisle are concerned about President Donald Trump's recent firing of an inspector general, including a New Jersey senator with some harsh words for the president as he announced a Senate investigation. Read more here.
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A few cars head south to cross from San Diego into Tijuana, Mexico.
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AP News
March 20, 2020 - 1:10 pm
Mexico and the U.S. announced plans Friday to sharply limit travel over their busy shared border as part of efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a news conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March, 1, 2020.
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AP News
March 01, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Afghanistan's president said Sunday that he will not free thousands of Taliban prisoners ahead of all-Afghan power-sharing talks set for next week, publicly disagreeing with a timetable for a speedy prisoner release laid out just a day earlier in a U.S.-Taliban peace agreement. Read more here.
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
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AP News
February 14, 2020 - 12:38 pm
A senior U.S. official said the United States and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect “very soon” and could lead to withdrawals of American troops from Afghanistan. Read more here.
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Debris at the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran.
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AP News
January 10, 2020 - 7:28 pm
The U.S. promised “appropriate action” Friday in response to its assessment that an Iranian missile was responsible for downing a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran, as the Iranian government denied playing a role in the killing of all 176 people on board. Read more here.
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Iraqi army soldiers are deployed in front of the U.S. embassy, in Baghdad, Iraq.
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AP News
January 01, 2020 - 8:44 pm
Iran-backed militiamen withdrew from the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Wednesday after two days of clashes with American security forces, but U.S.-Iran tensions remain high and could spill over into further violence. Read more here.
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U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo speaks after meeting Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio in Rome, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.
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AP News
October 02, 2019 - 6:55 am
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged on Wednesday that he was on the July phone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukraine president that's at the center of the House impeachment inquiry. But Pompeo continued to push back against what he said was Democrats' "bullying and...
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Workers refuel the tank at a gas station in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.
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AP News
September 18, 2019 - 5:48 pm
Oil prices retreated for a second day Wednesday even as the Saudi military blamed Iran for recent attacks to critical oil infrastructure and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the strike an "act of war."
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President Donald Trump speaks before leaving the White House, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
September 16, 2019 - 9:35 pm
President Donald Trump declared Monday it "looks" like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he stressed that military retaliation was not yet on the table in response to the strike against a key U.S. Mideast ally.
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