Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are calling for an investigation possible Hatch Act violations that took place during the Republican National Convention (RNC) last month. The Hatch Act prohibits public officials, with the exception of the president and the vice president, from engaging in political activity. Democrats have called on the Office of Special Counsel to probe actions, such as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s taped remarks from Jerusalem, they say were designed to bolster President Donald Trump’s campaign.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced restrictions on the freedom of movement of Chinese diplomats in the United States. The announcement comes amid increasingly strained ties with China on matters of the economy, security, human rights abuses, technology, intellectual property, and public health in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Pompeo stressed that the restrictions are a direct response to restrictions placed on American diplomats in China and the “system of opaque approval processes” that limit the extent of their interactions with Chinese society.
Mark Meadows has dismissed potential violations of the Hatch Act at the Republican National Convention by claiming nobody actually cares if that law is broken.
The Hatch Act forbids federal officials from participating in political activity while performing their official function. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo may have violated the act with his RNC speech on Tuesday.
Joaquin Castro has launched an investigation of Mike Pompeo’s speech to the Republican National Convention on Tuesday. The Secretary of State may have violated the Hatch Act.
The Hatch Act forbids federal officials from participating in political events, like conventions, while performing official duties. Pompeo recorded his speech from Jerusalem, where he was fulfilling his diplomatic function.
The Biden campaign has slammed Mike Pompeo’s upcoming speech at the Republican National Convention because he will broadcast it from Jerusalem, breaking diplomatic protocol.
The Secretary of State intends to speak to the RNC on Tuesday despite the fact the nation’s chief diplomat is not supposed to appear at political events and it may be a violation of the Hatch Act.
The Acting Inspector General at the State Department is leaving his post after just three months. His decision comes amid an ongoing investigation of his predecessor’s firing.
Acting Inspector General Stephen Akard replaced Inspector General Steve Linick less than three months ago amid media reports of conflict between Linick and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Donald Trump’s tweet about delaying November’s election set off a firestorm of reaction on Thursday morning with the President’s allies and critics weighing in.
During testimony before the Senate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked about the tweet and he hinted that the election could be delayed under certain circumstances.
In response to a question about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recommending he fire an inspector general investigating him for improper use of government resources, President Donald Trump said he preferred for government employees to wash Pompeo’s dishes if his wife or child weren’t present, so he can continue to do his work.
Mike Pompeo made a State Department staffer walk his dog, according to new reports. The political appointee was also tasked with carrying out other personal errands.
State Department Inspector General Stephen Linick was reportedly investigating Pompeo before he was removed from his position .
The international community should investigate the U.S. for its response to the Coronavirus, according to a Chinese state broadcaster. The claim comes as China ramps up attacks on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Senator Angus King has warned that reopening states will be a “crapshoot” until there’s adequate Covid-19 testing. The independent also disputed suggestions the virus is manmade.
The Maine senator spoke to CNN’s New Day on Tuesday and said he’d seen no evidence that Coronavirus came from a lab.
House Republicans, like Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) say that the classified documents on the Taliban don't contain what the White House claims.
Trump praised his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for screaming F-bombs at an NPR host who asked him about Ukraine during an interview.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had the State Department issue a lie-filled statement attacking NPR because they asked him about Ukraine.
Sec. of State Mike Pompeo dropped F-bombs and shouted at NPR All Things Considered host Mary Louise Kelly for asking about Ukraine.
Trump escalated a conflict with Iran because the president needed something to brag about and the Secretary of State was feeling morose because he couldn’t get an assassination the last time he asked the president for one.
Sec. of State Mike Pompeo couldn't answer how Trump threatening Iran makes America safer, so he blamed Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
The United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a press conference when he pushed Russian propaganda on the bogus Ukraine server conspiracy.
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) told John Bolton, Mike Pompeo, and Mick Mulvaney that their day is coming and they can't run forever.
It's not just Trump who's in deep trouble after bombshell testimony on Wednesday. Rudy Giuliani, AG Bill Barr, and Secretary Pompeo are going down as well.