Pompeo said Obama he was naive and timid when confronted with challenges posed by the revolts that convulsed the Middle East, including Egypt.
In our Wednesday news wrap, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will reportedly leave the Justice Department once a new attorney general is confirmed. Rosenstein oversees the special counsel’s Russia investigation and has been attacked by President Trump. Also, Israeli security…
By Philip Issa, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's Mideast tour is meant to promote the White House's hard-line position on Iran.
In our news wrap Tuesday, a court filing in the Russia probe said prosecutors believe former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort gave polling data to a Russian associate, suggesting Russia could have used the information in its election-meddling effort. Also,…
By Associated Press
The Trump administration is doubling down on commercial and diplomatic efforts in the coming weeks to "put real pressure on Iran," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at the start of a Mideast tour Tuesday.
By Lynn Berry, Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the U.S. hopes to gain access soon to a former Marine who was arrested in Russia on espionage charges and that "if the detention is not appropriate we will demand his…
By Matthew Lee, Rob Gillies, Associated Press
After a high stakes meeting Friday with his Canadian counterpart, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemned the arrest of two Canadians in China and called on Beijing to release them.
By Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States will suspend its obligations under a landmark nuclear treaty in 60 days in response to Russia's alleged violation of the pact.
Saudi Arabia was in the spotlight as the Senate considered U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen and intelligence about Jamal Khashoggi's murder. While Secretary of State Mike Pompeo helped lead the briefing, CIA director Gina Haspel's absence stunned…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Susannah George, Associated Press
Defying President Donald Trump, senators sent a strong signal Wednesday that they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. By a bipartisan 63-37 vote, the Senate opted to move forward with legislation…
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