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Op-Ed Contributor: Where Does Mike Pompeo Stand on the Issues? Too Close to Trump

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Here’s how on issue after issue, the new secretary of state is too similar to the president.

Op-Ed Contributor: Samantha Power: How Mike Pompeo Could Save the State Department

He can’t change the president, but he can get back to trying to solve problems in the real world.

Mike Pompeo: what will the US state department look like under his control?

The Guardian / US

The new secretary of state has hawkish views and is a loyalist to Trump above all else

How Mike Pompeo Could Save the State Department

Slate Magazine

Former congressman and CIA Director Mike Pompeo has a bio that sparkles even in Washington: top of his class at West Point, five years of Army service, Harvard Law, success in business, and now politics. In Donald Trump’s Washington,…

Rand Paul moves to block Mike Pompeo as secretary of state

NY Daily News

The libertarian Republican from Kentucky was the lone Republican who voted against Pompeo when Trump nominated him to head CIA last year.

How Mike Pompeo Could Contain Trump’s Worst Instincts

On Tuesday, after 14 months of chaos and despair at the State Department, Rex Tillerson was fired by President Trump and replaced by Mike Pompeo, currently the director of the CIA. Tillerson had run afoul of Trump for months; conversely,…

Mike Pompeo continues his meteoric rise

www.cnn.com

As news of Donald Trump's upset victory flashed across the TV screen in front of him in November 2016, Mike Pompeo watched in astonishment.

Pompeo, a hawkish pick, could give State Department new life

Times Union / News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pompeo's hawkish instincts may seem at odds with traditional diplomatic norms. But after 14 demoralizing months of budget cuts and staffing reductions for the State Department, his conservative political bent and…

Picked to be top diplomat, Pompeo seen as tight with Trump

The Eagle / News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pompeo's hawkish instincts may seem at odds with traditional diplomatic norms. But after 14 demoralizing months of budget cuts and staffing reductions for the State Department, his conservative political bent and…

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