Here’s how on issue after issue, the new secretary of state is too similar to the president.
The U.S. secretary of state referred to the North Korean leader as “Chairman Un,” suggesting a lack of experience with Korean names.
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A day after being sworn in, the top American diplomat told leaders of the NATO alliance in Brussels that President Trump might soon scrap the Iran nuclear deal.
After the Senate voted to confirm Mike Pompeo to be the nation’s 70th secretary of state, he turned to urgent problems around the world.
Minutes before a committee vote, Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, bowed to pressure and backed the confirmation of Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.
The president alluded to the mission on Tuesday when he said that the United States was in direct talks with North Korea at “extremely high levels.”
At his confirmation hearing, the secretary of state nominee sounded less isolationist than Trump, but didn’t distance himself from some of his more disturbing views.
An effective State Department needs a secretary with the president’s ear.
The choice of Mike Pompeo all but cements hard-line opposition to the idea of climate change at the highest levels of the United States government.
The C.I.A. director, Mike Pompeo, President Trump's new pick for secretary of state, is hawkish on foreign policy and shares the president's worldview.
In his short tenure at the C.I.A., Mr. Pompeo has brought a more openly political approach. But his clout at the White House was welcomed at the agency.
President Trump answered questions about the shake-up in his administration.
I knew this was not going to go over well with the White House press office, which hates being blindsided by the president making news.
Mike Pompeo, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, is perhaps the most openly political spy chief in a generation — and one of President Trump’s favorite cabinet members.
Mr. Pompeo’s attack on WikiLeaks was the latest sign that the Trump administration does not see itself beholden to past statements or stances.
Despite Democratic opposition and shaky appearances from his nominees, the president has faced few meaningful barriers to installing the team of his choice.
Known in Congress as an unrelenting partisan, Representative Pompeo is wading into an extraordinary breach between the president-elect and the intelligence agency.
Mr. Pompeo, a congressman from Kansas, gained prominence for his role in the House investigation into the 2012 attacks on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.