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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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Pompeo Defends Trump’s Ukraine Conspiracy Theory

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defiantly insisted on Saturday in Greece that the Trump administration was right to ask Ukrainian officials to investigate claims of election interference in the 2016 American presidential campaign, bolstering a widely debunked conspiracy theory that had already been dismissed by his own diplomatic …

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Trump news live: Latest updates as support for impeachment rises nationwide and Pompeo vows to block officials from testifying

In the latest twist in the case, the Justice Department confirmed on Monday that the president recently attempted to pressure Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison and other foreign leaders into assisting his attorney-general William Barr with a retaliatory investigation into the origins of Robert Mueller’s Russian election hacking probe, which dogged …

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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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Pompeo Concedes Challenges on ISIS and North Korea

Mr. Pompeo offered a mixed answer in the CBS interview when asked about reports, including a New York Times article, on the revival of the Islamic State in the Middle East, five months after Mr. Trump declared that the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate in Syria and Iraq had been defeated. “It’s …

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