Tag Archives: Mike Pompeo

Fox Anchor Chris Wallace Grills Pompeo On Afghanistan: Do You Regret Giving The Taliban Legitimacy? [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Wallace pointed out that a number of critics have said that Trump cutting a deal with the Taliban without the Afghan government even being involved was “hugely demoralizing” and led to the current chaos. (Notably, just weeks before the 2020 election, the Taliban endorsed Trump for president in the hopes he would “wind up U.S. military …

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Pompeo Prays With Wingnut Pastor For God To Forgive CA For Electing “Anti-Christ Worldview” Pelosi, Harris

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Mike Pompeo, a former Republican member of Congress who served as director of the CIA and secretary of state during the Trump administration, spoke at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills church in California Sunday, which was founded by right-wing pastor Jack Hibbs. Following Pomepo’s remarks during the early Sunday service, he and Hibbs sat …

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Impeachment Witness Sues Pompeo For $1.8 Million

The Washington Post reports: President Donald Trump’s former ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, is suing former secretary of state Mike Pompeo and the U.S. government for $1.8 million to compensate for legal fees incurred during the 2019 House impeachment probe. The suit, filed Monday in federal court in the District of Columbia, alleges that Pompeo reneged on his …

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Pompeo Urges Proselytizing At The Workplace: Talking To Coworkers About Jesus Helps Makes America Better

“First, speak your faith. Talk about this with your friends at work. Make this something that is a topic of conversation. Let them know how you think America needs to proceed. When we do that as faithful servants of the Lord, we have every opportunity to make America better. “Second, live it. Run for the school board, join the PTA, …

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Fox Insiders Angry Over Pompeo Hire: “Nauseating”

Mediaite reports: “Oh get the fuck out of here,” said one Fox insider, who had not heard the news, when Mediaite informed them that Pompeo had been hired. “Nauseating,” they added. “This is so needless. He would have come on the channel anyway.” “He’s obviously just trying to get more exposure before his 2024 run,” another staffer said. Pompeo infamously …

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Fox News Hires Mike Pompeo As Paid Contributor

Via press release from Fox News: FOX News Media has signed former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a contributor, announced its CEO Suzanne Scott. Pompeo, a diplomat, public servant, entrepreneur and attorney, will offer analysis across all FOX News Media platforms, including FNC and FOX Business Network’s (FBN) daytime and primetime programming. He will make his first appearance on …

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Perkins Furious That Blinken Axed Pompeo’s Anti-LGBT Policy: He Doesn’t Care About “Biblical And Moral Law”

Via email from hate group leader Tony Perkins: The State Department launched its 45th human rights report Tuesday — but after Secretary Antony Blinken’s latest comments, no one is quite sure what “rights” we’re actually talking about. Under Biden, the administration has been pretty clear that they aren’t interested in the Constitution’s definitions or even moral law. They want to …

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Mike Pompeo Unofficially Launches 2024 Bid In Iowa

The New York Times reports: If there was ever any doubt of Mike Pompeo’s political ambitions, the former secretary of state put them to rest on Friday by becoming the first big-name Republican to meet with voters in Iowa this year and lay the groundwork for a possible presidential campaign. Speaking near Des Moines in Urbandale, Iowa, Mr. Pompeo largely …

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Mike Pompeo: Biden Was Right To Call Putin A “Killer”

Mediaite reports: “You could argue the prudence of the American president calling the Russian president a killer,” said host John Roberts. “But are the facts in dispute here?” Despite first condemning Biden for using “empty rhetoric and name calling” in his comments about Putin, Pompeo conceded that the president might be right to call Putin a killer. “Well he worked …

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Pompeo: I Might Run In 2024 If Trump Doesn’t [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested Wednesday that he would run for president in 2024 if former President Donald Trump decides against seeking the White House for a second time. Appearing Wednesday night on Fox News, the former Trump administration official was asked by host Sean Hannity whether he would “consider getting in that race” should the …

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Pompeo Calls Paris Accord “Virtue Signaling For Elites”

Fox News reports: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke about how the previous administration’s “America First” policy benefited the world at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday. Pompeo also criticized the Paris Climate Accord, calling it was a “job-destroying joke.” “We all want clear safe drinking water, but the Paris Agreement was a fantasy for …

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Pompeo Spent $10K On Engraved Chinese Pens

From the government watchdog group CREW: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spent more than $10,000 in taxpayer funds on engraved Madison Dinner-branded pens that he gifted to attendees of the notorious dinner parties, according to records obtained by CREW in an ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. The guests included high-profile Republican donors, who could be politically useful if …

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Pompeo Cancels Trip After EU Officials Refuse Meeting

Reuters reports: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled his Europe trip at the last minute on Tuesday after Luxembourg’s foreign minister and top European Union officials declined to meet him, European diplomats and other people familiar with the matter said. The Europeans snubbed Washington’s top envoy days after the storming of the U.S. Capitol by thousands of supporters of …

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Pompeo: America Now Has “Swagger” Thanks To Me

The Independent reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted out a series of upbeat posts on Friday about how America is full of “swagger” since he’s been top diplomat, furthering speculation he’s eyeing a run for president in 2024. “We’re so much safer today than four years ago,” secretary Pompeo began. “Over the coming days, I’m going to lay out …

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WH Blocks Statement Blaming Russia For Hack Attack

CNN reports: White House officials had drafted a statement assigning blame to Russia for the attack and were preparing to release it Friday afternoon but were told to stand down, according to people familiar with the plans. Officials initially weren’t told why the statement was pulled back. The statement placed blame on Russia for orchestrating the attack but left open …

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Mike Pompeo Publicly Blames Russia For Cyber Attack

Politico reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo publicly blamed Russia for the monthslong cyber hack of agencies across the U.S. government. “This was a very significant effort, and I think it’s the case that now we can say pretty clearly that it was the Russians that engaged in this activity,” Pompeo told radio host Mark Levin in an interview released …

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Pompeo In Quarantine After Contact With Infected

The Hill reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is entering quarantine after he came into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, the State Department announced Wednesday. A State Department spokesperson said that Pompeo has since tested negative for the coronavirus but will quarantine “in accordance with [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] guidelines.” “He is being closely monitored …

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Hundreds Skip Pompeo’s “Superspreader” Xmas Party

The Washington Post reports: Only a tiny fraction of the more than 900 guests invited to an indoor holiday party hosted by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan showed up on Tuesday following an outcry from public health officials and U.S. lawmakers warning that the reception bore all the hallmarks of a superspreader event, said two U.S. …

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Mike Pompeo Unveils Funding Ban For “Anti-Semitic” Human Rights Groups That Criticize Abuses By Israel

The Hill reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday announced that the State Department will ban funding any organization it determines participates in the Global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel, labeling such activity as anti-Semitic. The secretary made the announcement alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu while on travel in Jerusalem and said the State Department would …

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WH Won’t Give Biden Messages From World Leaders

CNN reports: A stack of messages from foreign leaders to President-elect Joe Biden are sitting at the State Department but the Trump administration is preventing him from accessing them, according to State Department officials familiar with the messages. Traditionally, the State Department supports all communications for the President-elect, which is why many countries began sending messages to State over the …

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