POLITICS | Pompeo Says State Dept. Watchdog Should Have Been Fired ‘Some Time Ago’

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday decline to say why he recommended firing the State Department’s inspector general, but added he should have done it earlier and rejected claims his decision was motivated by political retaliation. Congressional aides said Steve Linick, the inspector general, was probing whether Pompeo misused a taxpayer-fund … Continue reading POLITICS | Pompeo Says State Dept. Watchdog Should Have Been Fired ‘Some Time Ago’

WORLD NEWS | Pompeo Blames China For Hundreds Of Thousands Of Virus Deaths, Denies Inconsistency

NEW YORK | U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday renewed his aggressive criticism of China, blaming it for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people from the coronavirus and demanding again that it share information about the outbreak. ‘They knew. China could have prevented the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Pompeo Blames China For Hundreds Of Thousands Of Virus Deaths, Denies Inconsistency

WORLD NEWS | Pompeo Says ‘Significant’ Evidence New Coronavirus Emerged From Chinese Lab

NEW YORK – Secretary of State Mike Popmeo said on Sunday there was ‘a significant amount of evidence’ that the new coronavirus merged from a Chinese laboratory, but did not dispute U.S. intelligence agencies’ conclusion that it was not man-made. ‘There is a significant amount of evidence that this came from that laboratory in Wuhan’, … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Pompeo Says ‘Significant’ Evidence New Coronavirus Emerged From Chinese Lab

NEWS | U.S. Says Probing If Coronavirus Came From Chinese Lab

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA - President Donald Trump’s administration is investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, saying it doesn’t rule out that it came from a laboratory researching bats in Wuhan, China. Chinese scientists have said the virus, which has killed more than 138, 700 people worldwide, was likely transmitted to humans late last year … Continue reading NEWS | U.S. Says Probing If Coronavirus Came From Chinese Lab

WORLD NEWS | Pompeo To Iraq PM: U.S. Will Take Action In Self-Defense If Attacked

RIYADH – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi the United States would take measures in self-defense if attacked, according to a statement on Monday, after a second rocket attack on an Iraqi base that houses U.S. troops helping fight Islamic State. ‘Secretary Pompeo underscored that the groups responsible for … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Pompeo To Iraq PM: U.S. Will Take Action In Self-Defense If Attacked

BREAKING NEWS | Pompeo Says Prepared To Talk To Iran ‘Anytime’, Pressure To Continue

ADDIS ABABA | ETHIOPIA - - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said authorities in Washington were prepared to talk to Iran ‘anytime’, but that it needed to ‘fundamentally’ change its behavior and that a campaign of maximum pressure against it would continue. ‘We are not rushed, the pressure campaign continue. It’s not … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Pompeo Says Prepared To Talk To Iran ‘Anytime’, Pressure To Continue

BREAKING NEWS | U.S. Secretary Of State Pompeo To Visit Saudi Arabia Until Friday

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman and Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan during a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia sarting on Wednesday, the U.S. State Department said.