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70th U.S. Secretary of State and former director of the C.I.A.

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Mike Pompeo: 70th U.S. Secretary of State and former director of the C.I.A.
Michael Richard Pompeo is an American politician, diplomat, businessman, and attorney who, since April 2018, has been serving as 70th United States secretary of state. He is a former United States Army officer and was Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from January 2017 until April 2018.

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Netanyahu met Saudi crown prince, Pompeo in Saudi Arabia [Video]

Netanyahu met Saudi crown prince, Pompeo in Saudi Arabia

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unprecedented visit to West Bank [Video]

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unprecedented visit to West Bank

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Netanyahu met MBS, Pompeo in Saudi Arabia: Israeli media [Video]

Netanyahu met MBS, Pompeo in Saudi Arabia: Israeli media

Reports say Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia for a clandestine meeting with the Saudi crown prince and US secretary of state.

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Pompeo arrives in the UAE [Video]

Pompeo arrives in the UAE

Mike Pompeo arrived in Abu Dhabi on Friday, a day after he became the first U.S. Secretary of State to visit an Israeli West Bank settlement and the Golan Heights.

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Mike Pompeo makes first visit by US top diplomat to Golan Heights [Video]

Mike Pompeo makes first visit by US top diplomat to Golan Heights

The tour came after Pompeo visited the Israeli settlement of Psagot in the illegally occupied West Bank.

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Pompeo: Disputed Golan Heights ‘part of’ Israel [Video]

Pompeo: Disputed Golan Heights ‘part of’ Israel

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited an Israeli settlement in the West Bank and the Golan Heights on Thursday, in a departure from decades of U.S. policy. His actions were seen as a parting shot..

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Mike Pompeo becomes first top US diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement [Video]

Mike Pompeo becomes first top US diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement

Pompeo later visited the Golan Heights, a strategic plateau Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Mideast war and later annexed.View on euronews

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Pompeo is first top US diplomat to visit Israeli settlement [Video]

Pompeo is first top US diplomat to visit Israeli settlement

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"This is a part of Israel": Pompeo makes first visit by US top diplomat to Golan Heights [Video]

"This is a part of Israel": Pompeo makes first visit by US top diplomat to Golan Heights

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Pompeo in Israel, first top US diplomat to visit Israeli settlement [Video]

Pompeo in Israel, first top US diplomat to visit Israeli settlement

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Pompeo, on Israel visit, says he'll go to Golan Heights [Video]

Pompeo, on Israel visit, says he'll go to Golan Heights

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would visit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Thursday, marking the Trump administration's break with previous U.S. policy on the strategic plateau.

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Pompeo starts unprecedented tour of West Bank settlement, Golan [Video]

Pompeo starts unprecedented tour of West Bank settlement, Golan

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Pompeo in Israël: US Secretary of State kicks off 2-day farewell visit [Video]

Pompeo in Israël: US Secretary of State kicks off 2-day farewell visit

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Pompeo in Israël for 3-day tour, to make unprecedented visit to occupied Golan [Video]

Pompeo in Israël for 3-day tour, to make unprecedented visit to occupied Golan

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As Pompeo visits Georgia, thousands protest over election results [Video]

As Pompeo visits Georgia, thousands protest over election results

Thousands formed a live chain in Tbilisi holding a huge Georgian national flag and posters saying: ‘USA – Thanks for supporting our liberty!’

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Pompeo's farewell tour: US envoy to visit Golan Heights, West Bank settlement [Video]

Pompeo's farewell tour: US envoy to visit Golan Heights, West Bank settlement

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Pompeo foreign tour in Turkey: US diplomat skips Ankara [Video]

Pompeo foreign tour in Turkey: US diplomat skips Ankara

Ahead of his visit to Istanbul, Pompeo told the French press he agreed with the French president that Turkey's recent actions have been very aggressive.

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Pompeo begins trip to Europe, Middle East [Video]

Pompeo begins trip to Europe, Middle East

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left Washington D.C. for his trip to Europe and the Middle East.

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Pompeo Promises ‘Smooth Transition to Second Trump Administration’ [Video]

Pompeo Promises ‘Smooth Transition to Second Trump Administration’

During a press conference on Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked if the Trump administration was working to ensure a smooth presidential transition.

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Pompeo pledges 'smooth transition' to Trump or Biden [Video]

Pompeo pledges 'smooth transition' to Trump or Biden

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said there will be a 'smooth transition'to either Trump or Biden.

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'Nothing's going to stop' transition -Biden [Video]

'Nothing's going to stop' transition -Biden

[NFA] President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday that nothing would stop the transfer of power in the U.S. government, even as President Donald Trump says without evidence that last week's election was..

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Pompeo backs Trump's refusal to concede election [Video]

Pompeo backs Trump's refusal to concede election

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday voiced confidence that once every "legal" vote was counted, it would lead to a "second Trump administration," appearing to reject Democratic challenger..

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Pompeo and Kuwait counterpart meet in Washington

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohamed Al-Sabah in Washington as Kuwait, one of the world's wealthiest countries, is facing a debt crisis. (Nov. 24)  
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Here are the top stories for Sunday, November 22nd: Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia for likely final Gulf tour; South Korea announces stricter virus restrictions; Iraqi students demand justice for..
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Pompeo meets with Taliban negotiation team

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday met with a Taliban negotiating team led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar on the sidelines of continuing talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government..
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Pompeo meets Afghan, Taliban reps for talks in Doha

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday met with Taliban and Afghan government representatives in Qatar for peace talks. (Nov. 21)  
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Pompeo visits Israeli settlement in West Bank, breaking with previous US policy

Pompeo's trip marked the first time a US.. diplomat has visited a settlement, territory claimed by the Palestinians and viewed by the U.N. as illegal.
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Pompeo says U.S. will label anti-Israel BDS movement "anti-Semitic"

The Trump administration will cut government funding for groups that adopt the boycott, divestment and sanctions tactics of the protest movement, which Pompeo called a "cancer."
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Pompeo in France to start Europe, Mideast trip

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Saturday in Paris, at the start of a seven-country tour of Europe and the Middle East. (Nov. 14)  
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Pompeo arrives in Paris for first leg of seven-country tour

Pompeo will visit France, Turkey, Georgia, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.
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Pompeo backs Trump’s actions to contest election results, and Biden calls them ‘an embarrassment.’


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Pompeo declines to say Biden has won presidential election

He promised a "smooth transition" — to a second Trump administration — and then then went on to say a successful transition would take place.
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Despite election results showing Biden win, Pompeo said he expects 'transition to a second Trump administration'

Pompeo's remarks came as world leaders began calling President-elect Joe Biden to congratulate him on his election win.
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How will Justice Amy Coney Barrett shape the Supreme Court?

Amy Coney Barrett has been sworn in as the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Mark Chenoweth, executive director of the New Civil Liberties Alliance and former chief of staff to Mike Pompeo in..
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A second investigation is opened into Pompeo’s political activities.


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Pompeo's RNC speech under investigation for possible Hatch Act violation

Pompeo delivered his speech to the Republican National Convention from a hotel in Jerusalem, where he was visiting as part of a multi-day swing through the Middle East and Africa.
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U.S. Still Unsure of Havana Syndrome's Cause Years Later

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said officials continued to investigate the episodes, which began in 2016, but diplomats and C.I.A. officers have accused the administration of a cover-up.
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Election Less Than a Month Away, Trump Leans on Barr and Pompeo for a Lift

The secretary of state said he would make Hillary Clinton’s emails public, handing the president a weapon to attack his political foes as the attorney general resisted his overtures to prosecute..
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Pompeo says "soul of the world" at stake as allies mull China's rise

Since 2007 the so-called "Quad" has met sporadically in the name of free markets and democracy in the Asia-Pacific region. Now they're stepping up the program.
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Mike Pompeo shortens Asian trip amid President Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shortened his trip to Asia after President Donald Trump was hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19.
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Pope Francis refuses to meet with Mike Pompeo ahead of 2020 election

When asked whether the meeting would be exploited by Pompeo, the Vatican's second-ranking official said, "I have no proof to say this, but certainly it is a thought that may be made."
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Pompeo’s Quest to Redefine Human Rights Draws Concern at U.N.

European allies are skeptical of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s push to elevate religious liberty and property rights, which they fear could come at the expense of protecting marginalized groups.
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U.S. replacing ambassador to China Terry Branstad

He was highly praised in tweets from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo but there was no immediate word on the circumstances surrounding the change.
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Afghan government and Taliban begin peace talks in Doha, Qatar

The Afghan government and the Taliban met Saturday in Doha, Qatar, for the start of peace talks to end more than 40 years of war between the two parties. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended the..
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Conflicting reports on Putin critic's recovery after poisoning

Article says opposition leader Alexei Navalny talking again after Novichok poisoning, which Pompeo says there's a "substantial chance" top Russian officials ordered.
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Pompeo says U.S. is prepared to talk to Iran "with no preconditions"

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is open talks with Iran "with no preconditions." However, Iran says the comments are just wordplay. Behnam Ben Taleblu, senior fellow at the Foundation for..
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At the State Dept., Calling for Alliances and Acting as a Coalition of One

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. wants multilateralism “to actually work.” Then he issued a series of unilateral sanctions and other punishments against Trump administration..
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Mike Pompeo travels to Saudi Arabia; SpaceX tests "Starhopper" rocket
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House Panel Moves to Hold Pompeo in Contempt of Congress

The House Foreign Affairs Committee cited Mike Pompeo’s defiance of subpoenas related to the State Department’s compliance with Senate Republicans’ investigation targeting the Bidens.
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Bush’s ethics lawyer calls for an investigation of Pompeo’s R.N.C. speech.


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Rep. Castro: Pompeo's speech a sign of corruption

Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, chair of a House subcommittee, is investigating whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo violated the Hatch Act by speaking at the Republican National convention during a..
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Melania Trump, Mike Pompeo and more from RNC night 2

Vice President Mike Pence will be the keynote speaker at Wednesday at the Republican National Convention. Last night's speakers included first lady Melania Trump, and there was also controversy over..
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Reince Priebus and Valerie Jarrett on night two of the Republican National Convention

Former Trump White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and former top adviser to President Obama Valerie Jarrett joined "CBS This Morning" to discuss the second night of the Republican National..
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at RNC from Jerusalem

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke at the Republican National Convention via video from Jerusalem. Just last month, Pompeo warned State Department employees in a cable that they should not engage in..
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Pompeo defies precedent, backs Trump in RNC speech

Mike Pompeo plunged into the heart of the 2020 presidential race Tuesday with a speech supporting Donald Trump's reelection. (Aug. 25)  
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RNC takeaways night 2: Melania Trump speaks of 'harsh reality' of racial unrest, Pompeo stirs controversy

Republicans sought to show a softer side to Donald Trump, with remarks from a Maine lobsterman, a Wisconsin dairy farmer and first lady Melania Trump.
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RNC Live: Melania Trump, Pompeo among top speakers at second night of GOP convention

Melania Trump, Mike Pompeo and Eric Trump among speakers at Republican National Convention's second night.
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Melania Trump and Mike Pompeo to headline second night of RNC

Republicans at the second night of their national convention are expected to keep up their law-and-order theme while trying to portray Democrats as agents of chaos. Weijia Jiang reports.
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What to expect from the second night of the Republican National Convention

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and first lady Melania Trump are among the speakers slated for the second night of the Republican National Convention. CBS News political director Caitlin Contant and..
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Pompeo’s speech tonight is a break with diplomatic tradition that suggests his own political ambitions.


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Pompeo warned State employees against engaging in political activity

Despite his own guidance on participation in political activities, Pompeo is set to address the Republican National Convention in a speech taped in Jerusalem.
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Pompeo to Deliver R.N.C. Speech From Israel With Eye on 2024

No sitting secretary of state has addressed a national political convention in at least 75 years.
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Republican speakers paint dire picture of America if Trump loses election

Day 2 of the 2020 Republican National Convention will include speeches by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and first lady Melania Trump. This comes after President Trump and other Republican officials..
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R.N.C.: Schedule, Speakers and How to Watch

The event’s second night will feature Melania Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Senator Rand Paul.
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'It is just so wrong': Mike Pompeo under fire for speaking to RNC from Middle East

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's decision to engage in partisan political activity is unprecedented and inappropriate, experts say.
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Radical Break From Tradition: Trump to Accept Nomination at the White House

But President Trump’s convention speech — and those of Melania Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo — are only the latest examples of how Mr. Trump has further blurred the lines between the..
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RNC chair defends plans for Pompeo to address convention

Ronna McDaniel, the chair of the Republican National Committee, said the party is "not using taxpayer dollars to pay for our convention."
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'Is this a coded cry for help?': Pompeo ripped for using Lisa Simpson GIF to mock Pelosi

"Are you OK? Is this a coded cry for help?" actress Yeardley Smith, who voices the animated character on "The Simpsons," asked the secretary of state.
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Can Pompeo nail the coffin closed on the Iran nuclear deal?

It's unclear whether the Trump administration will be allowed to trigger the "snapback" of U.N. sanctions, but it could be hard to stop.
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Pompeo on Belarus, Iran, US troops moving to Poland

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds press conference with Polish foreign minister after signing defense cooperation deal Saturday with Polish officials that will pave the way to redeploy American..
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