Larry David, the genius involved in both Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm, has never made his politics a secret. The actor and writer openly supported Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden. And he played his distant cousin Bernie Sanders in skits for Saturday Night Live.
Gordon Sondland, former President Donald Trump‘s ambassador to the European Union, is suing former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the State Department over unpaid legal fees. He is requesting $1.8 million in damages.
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle” to remark on the news that President Joe Biden’s administration had ordered airstrikes against Iranian-backed fighters in Syria.
The Chinese government has sanctioned former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over “crazy actions that have gravely interfered in China’s internal affairs,” according to a foreign ministry spokesman.
Hundreds of invitees chose to skip Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Christmas party. Pompeo invited more than 900 people, flouting CDC guidance on limiting personal gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. Fewer than 70 showed up after public health officials and politicians warned the potential “superspreader” event would worsen an already precarious situation.
Donald Trump may or may not be attempting a coup to reverse the American election results. At times the threat seems to be a complete joke like Rudy Giuliani‘s Four Seasons press conference.
At other times, Trump‘s election interference seems deadly serious. Following his firing, former Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that he prayed he wouldn’t be replaced by a yes-man.
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.