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Pompeo considering Kansas Senate bid

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is considering a run for a Kansas Senate seat seriously enough that he met Sunday with leading GOP consultant Ward Baker, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to CNN.
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Pompeo considering Kansas Senate bid

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is considering a run for a Kansas Senate seat seriously enough that he met Sunday with leading GOP consultant Ward Baker, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to CNN.
Tags: Cnn, Gop, State, Kansas Senate, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Ward Baker


Trump attends repatriation of four Americans killed in Syria

Trump flew to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, where they walked slowly up the cargo ramp of the grey C-17 cargo plane that had brought home the remains. Trump and the rest of his delegation, which included senior army and navy officers, emerged from the plane after several minutes to stand at attention, saluting.
Tags: News, Navy, Syria, Delaware, Trump, State, Mike Pompeo, Dover Air Force Base, Patrick Shanahan


Trump Travels To Dover AFB For Dignified Transfer Of 4 Americans Killed In Syria

The president met privately with family members Saturday morning. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan also traveled to the ceremony.(Image credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Defense, Syria, State, BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI, Mike Pompeo, Patrick Shanahan, Trump Travels To Dover AFB


Susan Pompeo's travels during shutdown anger some diplomats, sources say

At a time when most State Department staff weren't allowed to travel for work and some weren't even allowed to use their work phones, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's wife Susan embarked on an eight-day trip with her husband, requiring unpaid staffers to prepare and support her across the Middle East.
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Susan Pompeo's travels during shutdown anger some diplomats, sources say

At a time when most State Department staff weren't allowed to travel for work and some weren't even allowed to use their work phones, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's wife Susan embarked on an eight-day trip with her husband, requiring unpaid staffers to prepare and support her across the Middle East.
Tags: Cnn, State Department, State, Susan, Mike Pompeo, Susan Pompeo


Donald Trump to meet again with Kim Jong Un in late February

Kim Yong Chol, a high-level official in North Korea’s Communist government, met earlier with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump Meets With North Korean Envoy To Resume Stalled Denuclearization Talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met with a North Korean envoy Friday as the two sides worked to resume stalled efforts to end the North’s nuclear weapons program by arranging a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un. Trump and former spy chief Kim Yong Chol were to discuss relations between the two countries and continued progress on what White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said was “North Korea’s final, fully verified denuclearization.” Kim Yong Chol earlier held talks ...
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Trump meets North Korea's lead negotiator

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made no comments during a camera spray at the top of his meeting with North Korea's Kim Yong Chol at a Washington hotel. Both Pompeo and Kim ignored questions on whether a location for a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong UN has been agreed upon.
Tags: News, Washington, North Korea, Kim Jong Un, Stories, Kim, Donald Trump, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol


Donald Trump meets with North Korea envoy; second summit with Kim Jong Un being discussed

Kim Yong Chol, a high-level official in North Korea’s Communist government, met earlier with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Pompeo meets North Korea's lead negotiator in Washington

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made no comments during a camera spray at the top of his meeting with North Korea's Kim Yong Chol at a Washington hotel. Both Pompeo and Kim ignored questions on whether a location for a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong UN has been agreed upon.
Tags: Washington, North Korea, Cnn, Kim Jong Un, Kim, Donald Trump, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol


McConnell Encourages Pompeo To Run For Senate Despite Trump’s Objection

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to run for the Kansas Senate seat that will be left vacant by retiring Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) despite President Donald Trump’s strong objection. According to a Thursday Washington Post report, Trump considers Pompeo his best and most loyal Cabinet member and wants to keep him where he is. As for Pompeo, he is reportedly of two minds. On the one hand, it would be an unorthodox move for someone in a pr...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Senate, Donald Trump, Cabinet, Trump, State, Kansas Senate, Mitch McConnell R Ky, McConnell, Pompeo, Robert Mueller, Sen Pat Roberts, Mike Pompeo, Kate Riga, Senate Despite Trump


U.S.-North Korea Delegations Expected To Hold Talks In Washington

David Greene talks to Suzanne DiMaggio of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about reports that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet his North Korean counterpart Friday in Washington.
Tags: News, Washington, North Korea, State, David Greene, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Mike Pompeo, Suzanne DiMaggio


North Korean envoy may meet Trump to discuss second summit

Kim Yong-chol visit could clear way for further denuclearisation talksNorth Korea’s lead negotiator in nuclear diplomacy with the US is expected to hold talks with the secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, and could also meet President Donald Trump on Friday during a visit aimed at clearing the way for a second US-North Korea summit. Kim Yong-chol arrived in Washington on Thursday evening for his first visit since he came last June ahead of a landmark meeting between Trump and the North Korean leader...
Tags: Washington, North Korea, Singapore, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Asia Pacific, Korea, Donald Trump, Pyongyang, Trump, Kim Jong, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol, US North Korea


Talks With North Korea Aim at Organizing a Second Trump-Kim Summit, Officials Say

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to meet former North Korean spy chief Kim Yong Chol on Friday
Tags: News, North Korea, Uncategorized, State, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol, Overnight, Onetime


Second US-North Korea summit the focus of talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — High-level talks aimed at finalizing a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are planned for this week in Washington, U.S. officials said. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to meet former North Korean spy chief Kim Yong Chol at a Washington hotel on Friday. […]
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Top North Korean official arrives in Washington for talks

Kim Yong-chol abruptly cancelled planned visit in November but is expected to visit the White House on FridayA senior North Korean general has arrived in Washington for a rare visit, during which he is expected to meet Donald Trump as the two countries seek to finalise a new summit aimed at denuclearisation and easing decades of hostility.Kim Yong-chol, a right-hand man to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, abruptly cancelled his last planned talks in the United States – a meeting set two months a...
Tags: Washington, North Korea, White House, World news, US foreign policy, US news, United States, Asia Pacific, Donald Trump, State, Kim Jong, Kim Yong, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol


State Dept. Says It Found Money For Diplomats To Return To Work

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Thursday instructed all U.S. diplomats in Washington and elsewhere to return to work next week with pay, saying it had found money for their salaries at least temporarily despite the ongoing government shutdown. In a notice to staff posted online and sent to employees, the department said it had found money to pay most of its employees beginning Sunday or Monday for their next pay period. They will not be paid for time worked since the shutdown began i...
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Top North Korean officials reportedly set for Washington visit

Mike Pompeo and Kim Yong-chol are expected to meet on Friday to discuss a second summit, US and South Korean media reportedThree North Korean officials, including the top envoy involved in talks with the United States, are booked on a flight to Washington, South Korean media reported on Wednesday, suggesting possible movement toward a second summit between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.US and South Korean media quoted sources as saying that the US secretary of state, Mike Pomp...
Tags: Washington, North Korea, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, United States, Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump, Kim Jong, Kim Yong, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol


US says China’s death sentence against Canadian political

TORONTO (AP) — The U.S. State Department says China’s death sentence against a Canadian man is “politically motivated.” Wednesday’s statement from U.S. deputy spokesman Robert Palladino says that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Canadian Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland spoke Tuesday and “expressed their concerns about the arbitrary detentions and politically motivated sentencing of […]
Tags: News, China, US, Toronto, Ap, Nation, State, U S State Department, Mike Pompeo, Nation & World, Chrystia Freeland, Robert Palladino


GOP Senators Split With White House On Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Democratic resolution would stop the Treasury Department from lifting penalties against the Russian aluminum manufacturing giant Rusal and two other companies connected to Deripaska. Senators took two procedural votes to proceed to the resolution, with 11 Republicans voting wit...
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US, Canada promise 'unbiased' process for Chinese executive

The United States and Canada on Wednesday promised an "unbiased" legal process for a Chinese executive whose arrest in Vancouver at US request has riled Beijing. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland discussed the arrest Tuesday in a phone call in which they also voiced concern about the "arbitrary detentions" of Canadians in China, the US State Department said. "They noted their continued commitment to Canada's conduct of a fair, unbiased and transp...
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High-Level Talks Between U.S. and North Korea Could Be Held This Week, Report Says

Mike Pompeo is expected to meet Kim Yong Chol to discuss a second leaders summit
Tags: News, North Korea, Uncategorized, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol, Overnight, Onetime


Pompeo’s Anti-Iran Tour Faces Obstacles of a Fractious Middle East

Touring eight countries in one week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to build a regional coalition against Iran. The obstacles are formidable.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Israel, Iran, United States, Egypt, Middle East, Jordan, State, Mike, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, United States Defense and Military Forces


Secretary Of State Pompeo Meets With Saudi Crown Prince Before Heading Home

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's trip to the Middle East started with controversy over U.S. plans to withdraw from Syria and ended in discussions about the killing of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Trump's evolving foreign policy challenges top US diplomat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — If Mike Pompeo was surprised, he didn't show it. But the secretary of state had woken up in the capital of Saudi Arabia on Monday to find that President Donald Trump had tweeted a threat to NATO ally Turkey warning of economic harm should the Turks attack U.S.-backed rebel forces in Syria.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, US, Turkey, Nato, Donald Trump, Trump, Riyadh Saudi Arabia, Mike Pompeo


US tells Saudis to hold ‘accountable’ killers of journalist

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he told the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Monday that the Trump administration expects the kingdom to hold accountable “every single person” responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside one of the country’s consulates after […]
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, US, Nation, Trump, State, Riyadh Saudi Arabia, Mike Pompeo, Jamal Khashoggi


Mike Pompeo's long, strange tour through the Mideast

What a long, strange trip it has been. US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, flew from the US to Jordan to Iraq to Egypt to the United Arab Emirates to Qatar to Saudi Arabia and finally to Oman.
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Iraq, US, Qatar, Cnn, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, State, Mideast, Mike Pompeo


Pompeo: Saudi Arabia must hold Jamal Khashoggi's killers accountable

US secretary of state speaks to reporters in Riyadh after talks with senior Saudi officialsThe Trump administration expects Saudi Arabia to hold “every single person” responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi accountable, the US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said after talks with senior Saudi officials.Speaking to reporters at the end of a trip to Riyadh, Pompeo said he had raised the Khashoggi case in his meetings with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as wel...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Middle East and North Africa, Trump, King Salman, Riyadh, Mohammed bin Salman, Salman, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi, Riyadh Pompeo


Khashoggi's killers must be held to account, Pompeo tells Saudi crown prince

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, that the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi must "be held accountable."
Tags: US, Cnn, State, Mohammed bin Salman, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi



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