Tag: Pompeo

Pompeo Reveals That Hong Kong is No Longer Autonomous From China

In a heartbreaking and impactful announcement Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that Hong Kong no longer is autonomous from China according to United States law. According to The Hill: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said the U.S. no longer views Hong Kong as politically autonomous from China, a stark escalation in response to China’s

Trump Admin Hits Chinese Firm With Sanctions Over Iran Ties

The Trump administration has sanctions a Chinese firm for its connection to Iranian weapon smuggling. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The Trump administration on Tuesday issued new sanctions on a Chinese firm that it says is providing critical services to Iran’s Mahan Air, an airline that the United States has designated for terrorism due

Trump Administration Slashes Aid to Afghanistan

The Trump administration has made the decision to slash aid to Afghanistan following a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. According to The Hill: The Trump administration is cutting $1 billion in assistance to Afghanistan after its rival leaders failed to resolve their dispute following Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit there Monday. “The United States deeply

Pompeo Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made a surprise visit to Afghanistan. The move comes as a surprise as the United States focuses on fighting back against the coronavirus. According to The Hill: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Monday in an effort to end a political crisis that has stalled

Pompeo Promises Self-Defense in Iraq After Attacks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has promised to act in self-defense after the United States was hit with attacks from Iran backed militants in Iraq. According to The Hill: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the Iraqi prime minister that the U.S. is prepared to act in self-defense if attacked in Iraq, according to a readout of

Pompeo Reveals Trump Admin’s Plan to Counter Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has revealed the Trump administration’s plan to deal with Iran and to end the failed nuclear deal once and for all. According to The Washington Free Beacon: RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—The Trump administration is waging a multi-pronged effort to thwart Iran’s expansion across the Middle East, including efforts at the United

Pompeo Will Testify on Iran This Month

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will testify about the situation with Iran this month. According to The Hill: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on U.S. policy in Iran before the end of the month, the chairman of the committee told The Hill. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), the chairman of

Pompeo Shoots Down Rumors of Possible Senate Run

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been rumored to be considering a run for the United States Senate in his home state of Kansas. Pompeo recently shot down those rumors. According to The Hill: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday would not definitively rule out a Senate run in his home state of Kansas but said

Pompeo Says Trump Warned Russians About Election Meddling

Contrary to the media narrative Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has stated that President Trump has, in fact, warned the Russians against meddling in upcoming elections. According to The Hill: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday insisted that President Trump and a Russian diplomat discussed election interference at a recent White House meeting despite the Russian official’s claims