Tag Archives: Mike Pompeo

Liberty U Hires Pompeo As “Jesse Helms School” Chair

The Christian Post reports: A former member of the Trump administration has taken on a new role at one of the most prominent Christian universities in the United States as he vows to invoke “a love for Jesus Christ and a commitment to Christian life” in his students. Liberty University has announced that former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has …

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Mike Pompeo Rips Trump For Endangering US Soldiers

The Independent reports: Ex-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Fox & Friends and delivered a sobering assessment of the charges against his former boss which dismantled the assertion Mr Trump’s allies have pushed on social media seeking to explain away the boxes of documents and classified materials at Mar-a-Lago as the president’s own property. By all indication, he said, …

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Pompeo Rules Out Run For WH: “It’s Not My Moment”

The Hill reports: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday evening said he was opting out of the 2024 presidential race, putting to rest speculation that he would challenge his ex-boss, former President Trump. “We’re not going to join the race in 2024,” Pompeo told Fox News’ Bret Baier when asked about his decision. “We came to the conclusion …

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Pompeo Bought His Way Onto NYT Bestsellers List

Forbes reports: Mike Pompeo’s political action committee shelled out $42,000 on books the day his memoir hit bookshelves, according to a filing submitted to the Federal Election Commission on Monday. “Never Give An Inch: Fighting for the America I Love” came out on Jan. 24. That same day, Champion American Values, a PAC that Pompeo chairs, paid Bulkbooks.com $42,000 for …

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Pompeo Ridicules Jamal Khashoggi In Coming Memoir

NBC News reports: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sharply criticizes murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in his new book, questioning his journalism credentials and lambasting what he calls the media’s sympathetic coverage of his brutal killing in Saudi Arabia. “He didn’t deserve to die, but we need to be clear about who he was — and too many …

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Bolton Hits Back At Pompeo’s Call To Imprison Him

The Guardian reports: Pompeo describes Trump calling John Bolton, his third national security adviser, a “scumbag loser”. After being fired, Bolton produced a memoir of his own, The Room Where It Happened. Trump sought to prevent publication but the book was a bestseller. Bolton has now floated a White House run of his own, to try to block Trump. Pompeo …

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Haley: Mike Pompeo Is “Lying And Gossiping” About Me

“I never had a conversation with Jared, Ivanka, or the president about the vice presidentship. What I will tell you is it’s really sad when you are having to go out there and put lies and gossip to sell a book. I don’t know why he said it, but that’s exactly why I stayed out of D.C. As much as …

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Pompeo: Nikki Haley Schemed To Replace Pence As VP

Mediaite reports: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo opened fire on Nikki Haley in his upcoming memoir, insulting her multiple times and accusing his fellow Trump administration alum of plotting to replace Mike Pence as vice president. In a published excerpt, Pompeo vents about a time when Haley got a personal Oval Office meeting with Donald Trump back when she …

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Feds Extend Security For Pompeo Over Iranian Threats

The Associated Press reports: The Biden administration has again extended government protection to former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and one of his top Iran aides due to persistent threats against them from Iran. In separate notices sent to Congress late last week, the State Department said the threats to Pompeo and Brian Hook remained “serious and credible.” Along with …

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GOP 2024 White House Hopefuls Step Up Preparations

The Washington Post reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis just restarted his Google and Facebook ads, targeting a national audience ahead of a state legislative session he believes will highlight causes that will help him in a presidential primary, according to a Republican consultant familiar with his operation. Former secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s team has reached out to potential staff …

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Pompeo Dodges On Trump Refusing To Trade Whelan

“I do not want to talk about private conversations we had, Ambassador Bolton’s free to say whatever he might like, but we were very focused on getting Paul Whelan out, every American back home. “I do not want to comment on our internal discussions. We were working hard on each of the cases, including Paul Whelan’s case during my time …

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Pompeo: The Most Dangerous Person In The World Is The Head Of American Federation Of Teachers Union

“The central ideas of America are timeless — limited government, expanded set of freedoms, protecting the capacity of people to practice their faith. The very things I spoke about tonight — making sure we don’t teach our kids crap in schools, which we are at the center of doing. “I get asked ‘Who’s the most dangerous person in the world? …

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Pompeo Lashes Out At Trump: “I’m Tired Of Losing”

The Kansas City Star reports: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday fired a warning shot at former President Donald Trump, indicating he believed the former president was responsible for the Republican Party losing elections. “We were told we’d get tired of winning. But I’m tired of losing,” Pompeo wrote. “And so are most Republicans.” Though it did not …

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Pompeo Rips Trump’s “Victimhood,” Claims Trump’s Announcement Won’t Affect His Own 2024 Decision

The Hill reports: “We’re trying to think our way though, figuring out what’s next for us,” Pompeo told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, adding, “But what happens today or tomorrow, what some other person decides won’t have any impact on that [decision].” Pompeo, who said he plans to make a decision about his own 2024 bid by the spring, also …

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Kinzinger Roasts Pompeo: He Has No “Moral Center”

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said on Friday that former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “did all of [former President] Donald Trump’s bidding” while serving in the role. He said Pompeo did “a good job” while serving as director of the CIA but completely committed himself to Trump after he joined the Cabinet. Kinzinger said Pompeo is trying …

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TODAY: Pompeo Interviews With Jan. 6 Committee

CNN reports: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting on Tuesday with the January 6 committee, a source familiar with the matter told CNN. The deposition will be conducted virtually, the source added. The panel has shown an increased interest in members of former President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, particularly regarding conversations among Cabinet members about invoking the 25th Amendment …

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Pompeo In Talks To Testify Before Jan. 6 Committee

ABC News reports: The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is in active discussions with former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his testimony behind closed doors, sources familiar with the matter tell ABC News. Pompeo is tentatively scheduled to speak with the committee in the coming days, sources said. The recent outreach to …

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Spanish Court Summons Pompeo To Testify On Alleged Trump Admin Plot To Kidnap And Murder Julian Assange

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump’s former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been ordered to appear in a Spanish court to explain a possible U.S. government plot to kidnap and assassinate WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ABC Spain reports, citing legal sources close to the case. Yahoo News broke the news of the alleged 2017 plot last September, reporting that …

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OH THE IRONY: Trump-Backed Mehmet Oz Condemns “Pathetic Xenophobic Attacks” By Fellow Republicans

The American Independent reports: Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate Mehmet Oz’s campaign blasted a primary rival for “pathetic and xenophobic” attacks against him. In the same statement, Oz’s campaign touted an endorsement from former President Donald Trump, who has frequently pushed similar bigoted tropes. “Now that he lost President Trump’s endorsement, he’s resorted to sad and desperate attacks that are no …

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Pompeo Speech Lays Groundwork For 2024 WH Bid

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports: Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo checked all the boxes for a Republican presidential candidate in the Trump era, going after the “woke left” and the media while wading into gender politics Thursday during a Sarasota appearance that included a warning about Americans moving away from “Judeo-Christian” values. Pompeo is widely believed to be considering …

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