Tag: State Department

State Department Moves to Crack Down on Foreign Influence at U.S. Think Tanks

The U.S. State Department is launching an effort to crack down on the foreign influence exerted over United States think tanks. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Though disclosure is not a legal requirement, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is requesting that think tanks reveal their foreign donors, according to prepared remarks obtained by the Washington

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,

US Ambassador to Guinea Passes Away Unexpectedly

The US Ambassador to Guinea passed away unexpectedly according to the State Department. According to The Hill: Simon Henshaw, the U.S. ambassador to Guinea, died Tuesday evening, the State Department said. “The U.S. Embassy Conakry community regrets to inform that Ambassador Simon Henshaw passed away this evening at home,” U.S. Embassy in Conakry tweeted on Tuesday. “We

Watchdog Claims State Dept. Spied on Conservative Journalists and Pro-Trumpers

Watchdog group Judicial Watch is claiming that the State Department spied on Trump allies and conservative journalists in what is seen as political targeting. According to Town Hall: Government watchdog group Judicial Watch last week filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the State Department. The group believes prominent conservative journalists, public figures

State Department Approves Weapons Sale to Ukraine

The State Department has announced the approval of a weapons sale to Ukraine worth around $39 million. According to The Hill: The State Department has informally notified Congress that it approved a potential $39 million sale of Javelin anti-tank missiles to Ukraine, a congressional aide confirmed to The Hill. The approval was first reported by Bloomberg, which said