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‘This is what we do’: Trump official Mike Pompeo suggest pressuring foreign leaders to investigate political rivals is normal

Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has not ruled out the possibility of Donald Trump pressuring other countries into helping him ahead of the 2020 election. The Trump administration official suggested the president’s call with Ukraine‘s leader, in which Mr Trump encouraged the country’s leader to investigate his 2020 rival Joe …

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For Mike Pompeo, a Moment of Singular Influence

The prospect of being the most powerful national security figure since Mr. Kissinger would hold obvious appeal for Mr. Pompeo. As President Richard M. Nixon’s national security adviser, Mr. Kissinger played an outsize role and effectively overshadowed Secretary of State William P. Rogers, so that when Mr. Rogers stepped down, …

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Why Boris Johnson must envy Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley

If Boris Johnson were to have cast an eye over what happened to Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley at the company’s AGM he’d be positively green with envy.  Despite repeated provocations, a large majority of the firm’s independent shareholders voted to re-elect Ashley to the board as CEO.  In one respect …

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