November 12, 2019

Pompeo to meet with Kim Jong Un on Sunday, State Department announces.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Sunday as part of his trip to Asia beginning later this week, the State Department announced Tuesday. Pompeo also will visit Japan, South Korea and China as part of his trip, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert announced. It […]

Promoting Religious Liberty Affirms ‘Human Dignity,’ Pompeo Tells Values Voter Summit.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reaffirmed Friday that the Trump administration is committed to religious liberty, both at home and abroad. Speaking at the conservative Values Voter Summit in Washington, Pompeo said that more than 80 percent of the world’s population lives in countries that place significant limitations on religious freedom. He singled out Iran […]

BREAKING: Trump Tells Mike Pompeo to Cancel His Trip to North Korea.

President Trump directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to cancel his upcoming trip to North Korea Friday, citing stalled progress with denuclearization and the current U.S. trading relationship with China. …Additionally, because of our much tougher Trading stance with China, I do not believe they are helping with the process of denuclearization as they once […]

What now? Pompeo exits North Korea emptyhanded, leaving US with three options — all of them bad.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo seemingly failed to gain a single concession from North Korea after meetings Friday and Saturday in the communist nation’s capital of Pyongyang to discuss America’s demand that the North get rid its nuclear weapons. In fact, it seems both sides can’t even agree on what was discussed or how the […]

Pompeo To Give Kim Jong Un Elton John ‘Rocket Man’ CD

On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left for North Korea bearing an unusual gift for North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un from President Trump: an Elton John CD with his song “Rocket Man.” As Korean media reports, a Washington diplomatic source in Washington said, “The ‘Rocket Man’ CD was the subject of discussion […]

WATCH: Pompeo promises strongest sanctions in history on Iran.

 Now that America is out of the Iran deal, what’s next for US-Iran relations? WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will embark on an “unprecedented” pressure campaign against Iran meant to fundamentally change its foreign policy, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday. Delivering his first major foreign policy address as top diplomat […]

Pompeo becomes U.S. secretary of state as North Korea, Middle East issues await.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump’s secretary of state on Thursday, and the former CIA director set off immediately on a trip to meet key allies in Europe and the Middle East. Pompeo, a former Army officer who was a Republican congressman, is regarded as a Trump loyalist […]

Pompeo: Iranian Proxy ‘Hezbollah Threatens Us Right Here in the Homeland’

WASHINGTON, DC — Hezbollah, Iran’s narco-terrorist proxy, “threatens” Americans in the U.S. homeland, Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of State (DOS), declared Thursday during his Senate confirmation hearing. Pompeo, who served as director of the CIA until he was recently chosen by President Trump to serve as secretary of state, […]

On Twitter, Donald Trump Announces Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State; Rex Tillerson Out.

President Donald Trump announced that CIA director Mike Pompeo would be the new Secretary of State, replacing former Exxon-Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson. “Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job!” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service!” Pompeo has […]

Mike Pompeo, the New CIA Director

On January 23, 2017, Republican Congressman Mike Pompeo from Kansas was confirmed as CIA Director by a 66 to 32 vote in the Senate. On November 18, 2016, he had been nominated by President-elect Donald J. Trump as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Pompeo was the third Cabinet nominee to be approved by the […]

Senate Confirms Pompeo To Lead CIA

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo as CIA director Monday night, 66 to 32. Pompeo received overwhelming support from both Republicans and Democrats in the upper chamber. One Republican, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, voted against Pompeo. Two Connecticut Democrats, Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy could not make it to the floor […]

TRUMP Announces National Security Team: Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn-NSA, Sen. Sessions as AG, Rep. Pompeo to Head CIA

President-elect Donald Trump announced three members of his National Security Team on Thursday night and Friday morning. Last night the Trump campaign announced Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn as National Security Advisor. This morning Donald Trump announced two more members of his security team. Breaking: @realDonaldTrump names Sen. Jeff Sessions as AG and Mike Pompeo at […]

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