“If Trump isn’t going to talk to Iran, then someone should,” said Sen. Chris Murphy in a post admitting he privately met with Iran without the State Department’s knowledge.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded to Federalist reporting Tuesday of Democratic senators privately meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.
The Trump administration is disinterested in providing a forum for this propaganda circus, like CNN did, and that does not indicate a lack of diplomatic grace.
In Tom Friedman’s world, a Cabinet officer’s faithful execution of a president’s policies after private disagreement is both ‘cowardly’ and ‘slimy,’ not to mention cause for eternal damnation.
Pence, Perry, and Pompeo each rejected EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland’s claims they were told of Trump’s alleged efforts to engage Ukraine in a quid pro quo.
Mike Pompeo’s announcement affirms the inhabitance of Jews in territories recaptured in the Six-Day War in 1967 does not violate international law.
A State Department email from February 2016 cited specifically Hunter Biden’s involvement with Burisma when discussing the possibility of setting up a meeting with Burisma’s consulting firm.
What was revelatory in Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks was his forthright recognition of the nature of the Chinese Communist Party and its ambitions.
The idea that unelected anti-Trump bureaucrats are just selflessly looking out for the interests of the American people is laughable.
All people deserve religious freedom, but as the human rights movement drifts away from nature and reason, those principles become harder to protect.
If Washington isn’t careful, we could be a single miscalculation away from a war that would be wholly unjustified and unnecessary to U.S. security.
If mixed messaging in foreign policy is a concern, so is the tendency of Trump’s critics inside and outside the media to create public confusion over the administration’s intent regarding Iran.
Despite the conspiracy theory that the American president was a Russian stooge, the Trump administration has pursued an agenda that the Russians and Democrats have long opposed.
‘President Trump believes it is right – indeed more than right – for America to unashamedly advance policy that serves our interests and reflects American ideals.’
The people are turning against the European Union, something U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned would happen, but establishment liberals don’t get.
If it was acceptable to turn a blind eye to Egypt’s foul play because of more important considerations, surely we could do the same for Saudi Arabia.
‘If Syria doesn’t ensure the total withdraw of Iranian-backed troops it will not receive one single dollar from the United States.’
Jacob Heilbrunn, editor of The National Interest, digs into how conservatives tend to look at their past foreign policy records and how American foreign policy has been shaped over time.
Sen. Cory Booker cited Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo’s views on same-sex relationships, saying ‘You can’t lead the people if you don’t love the people.’
During Thursday’s confirmation hearing, Sen. Corey Booker (D-N.J.) raked secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo over the coals for his beliefs on same-sex marriage.
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