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US state department's top diplomat for European affairs resigns

Wess Mitchell’s resignation adds to the exodus of senior officials who have championed the Nato alliance in the face of Trump’s reported desire to withdraw The state department’s top diplomat dealing with Europe, and an outspoken supporter of Nato, has announced his resignation.Wess Mitchell said he was leaving from personal reasons, after just 16 months in the job as assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, adding that he was “fully supportive” of secretary of state, Mike...
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Pompeo says US has 'defeated the ISIS caliphate,' but work remains

Less than a week after a deadly ISIS-claimed attack in Syria, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo touted the gains the US and its partners have made in the fight against the terrorist organization.
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Top US Diplomat For Europe Resigns After 16 Months On The Job

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat for Europe is resigning after only 16 months on the job in a blow to efforts to maintain trans-Atlantic unity amid questions about the Trump administration’s commitment to historic alliances. The State Department said Tuesday that Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell would leave his post in mid-February. “Wess has done an outstanding job as assistant secretary,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. “I have valued his...
Tags: Europe, News, Washington, US, Eu, European Union, Iran, Ap, Atlantic, Brussels, State Department, The Washington Post, Imf, Mitchell, Trump, State


Pompeo voices optimism for good outcome on U.S.-China trade

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced optimism on Tuesday for a good outcome in upcoming trade talks with China and said a superpower conflict between the two nations could be avoided.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Delivers Trump-Style Video Message to Davos

The U.S. delegation's travel plans were canceled due to the partial government shutdown
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Davos 2019: Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro and US's Mike Pompeo speak - live!

Rolling coverage of the first day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, including appearances from Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro, Prince William, Sir David Attenborough and New Zealand PM Jacinda ArdernLatest: Brazil’s president speaksPrince William interviews AttenboroughSir David: Humans must act before whole communities are exterminatedCiti boss hopes for reason to prevail on Brexit1,500 private jets expected 3.24pm GMT On geopolitics, Pompeo says “We face many new threats, some not so new”.He ...
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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.
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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]
Tags: Usa, News, Washington, North Korea, Kim Jong Un, Usa Today, Donald Trump, State, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol


Trump, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to hold 2nd summit

By MATTHEW LEE and DEB RIECHMANN | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear program, the White House announced Friday. News of a second meeting with the reclusive North Korean leader came after Trump met at the White House for 90 minutes with a North Korean envoy, Kim Yong Chol, who had traveled to Washington to discuss denuclearization talks. Trump and Ki...
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Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet again at second nuclear summit

Location of summit between leaders to be announced laterDecision comes in wake of talks between Trump and envoyDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un will hold a second summit near the end of next month, the White House has announced, after the president held an Oval Office meeting with a North Korean emissary. Related: Kim Yong-chol: the ultimate North Korean regime insider Continue reading...
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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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Top North Korean official holds talks in Washington over second summit

Kim Yong-chol met with Mike Pompeo after arriving on Thursday night before moving on to meet Trump A senior emissary from Kim Jong-un has been holding talks in Washington aimed at arranging a second summit between the North Korean leader and Donald Trump. Related: Kim Yong-chol: the ultimate North Korean regime insider Continue reading...
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Top North Korean official holds talks with Trump over second summit

Kim Yong-chol met with Mike Pompeo after arriving on Thursday night before moving on to meet the presidentA senior emissary from Kim Jong-un has held talks with Donald Trump in the White House aimed at arranging a second summit between the two leaders. Related: Kim Yong-chol: the ultimate North Korean regime insider Continue reading...
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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...
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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


U.S. State Department says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order

Such a move would deepen the Trump administration's already broad rejection of former President Barack Obama's policies on global warming, which Trump has repeatedly suggested is not as serious as scientists claim. In the 2014 executive order, Obama directed the State Department and other agencies to factor climate resilience into development programs to help vulnerable populations around the world protect themselves from the effects of droughts, floods, and storms exacerbated by climate change...
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Trump denies Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad amid shutdown showdown

By MATTHEW LEE, CATHERINE LUCEY, ZEKE MILLER and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON — It took President Donald Trump one day to flex his executive power back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, denying her an aircraft for a planned trip abroad in apparent response to her attempt to delay his State of Union address amid their government shutdown clash. The nation’s two most powerful leaders appeared to be engaged in a game of Constitutional one-upmanship, as negotiations to end the 4-week stalemate failed to pro...
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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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