Tag: Pompeo

Dems Waging Unfounded War on Trump’s State Department

The Democrats have launched an attack on President Trump’s State Department and it is unfounded. According to The Washington Free Beacon: A report released last Tuesday by Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) made shaky criticisms of the Trump State Department—arguing that crises of expertise, competency, and diversity abound when in fact such accusations are misrepresentative,

U.S. Forces China to Close Consulate in Houston

The Trump administration has continued its strong approach against the Chinese Communist Party, this time forcing them to close the Consulate in Houston over IP theft. According to The Daily Wire: The U.S. State Department said in a statement, “We have directed the closure of PRC Consulate General Houston, in order to protect American intellectual property and

Trump Signs Executive Order Ending Special Status for Hong Kong

President Trump has signed an executive order ending the special status for Hong Kong. The move ends any differing distinction between China and Hong Kong. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The announcement follows China’s aggressive takeover of Hong Kong’s levers of power via a new national security law. The law expands Chinese authority to

Trump Admin Hits Iranian Shipping Company Tied to WMDs With Sanctions

The Trump administration has placed sanctions on an Iranian shipping company tied to a WMD program. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The Trump administration on Monday reimposed sanctions on Iran’s shipping industry due to its efforts to import ballistic missile technology and other equipment used as part of Tehran’s weapons of mass destruction program.

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