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Pompeo Blasts Iran’s Supreme Leader for Claiming U.S. Created Coronavirus to Target Iranians

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 12:00pm 3/24/2020 at 12:00pm
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday slammed Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei for spreading the conspiracy theory that blamed the U.S. for the Coronavirus outbreak.

“Khamenei’s fabrications that the US is responsible for the Wuhan Virus [COVID-19] put Iranians, Americans, and the rest of the world at risk. Facts matter,” Pompeo ...

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U.S. Sanctions Chinese Companies Over Oil Trade With Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 12:30pm 3/19/2020 at 12:30pm
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The United States has sanctioned several Chinese companies involved in shipping Iranian oil and financing terrorism, the State Department announced on Wednesday. The measures taken against seven interlinked companies include three mainland China-based firms, three Hong Kong-based, and one from South Africa.

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U.S. Calls Iran to Release Americans Wrongfully Held in Prisons Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:00am 3/13/2020 at 7:00am
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The U.S. State Department has urged the Iranian regime to release all American nationals being held wrongfully in prisons.  Washington will hold Tehran “directly responsible” for any American deaths, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Tuesday.

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U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan has Begun

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6:00pm 3/9/2020 at 6:00pm
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A U.S. official told The Associated Press that troops have started to leave Afghanistan.

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U.S., Taliban Sign Peace Deal, Taliban Pledges To Ensure Terrorists Can “never again operate from Afghan soil”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 4:00pm 2/29/2020 at 4:00pm
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On Saturday, the U.S. and the Taliban signed an historic peace agreement.  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signed the deal but was cautious in his statements, saying that the “good feelings” will not last if there isn’t concrete follow-up on the “commitments stated and promises made.”

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U.S., Taliban Reach Agreement on Reduced Violence Before Possible Peace Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 21, 2020 at 1:00pm 2/21/2020 at 1:00pm
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that America and the Taliban in Afghanistan have reached an agreement to reduce violence for a week.

The two sides could potentially form a peace deal by the time the agreement ends.

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Iran Using Space Program To Develop Long-Range Ballistic Missiles, Says Secretary Pompeo

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 17, 2020 at 1:00pm 2/17/2020 at 1:00pm
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The Iranian regime is using its space program as a cover for further developing long-range missiles, the United States has warned. “The technologies used to launch satellites into orbit are virtually identical and interchangeable with those used in longer-range systems, including intercontinental ballistic missiles,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said...

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Pompeo, Mnuchin Announce Sanctions on Iran’s Steel and Iron Industries, Eight Officials

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 10, 2020 at 10:30am 1/10/2020 at 10:30am
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin announced President Donald Trump’s administration placed sanctions on Iran’s textiles, mining, and iron ore sectors.

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Pompeo on Soleimani Strike: ‘I Think the Iranian Leadership Understands President Trump Will Take Action’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 3, 2020 at 9:10am 1/3/2020 at 9:10am
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox & Friends that President Donald Trump’s order to strike and kill Iranian terrorist Qassem Soleimani proves that he will do everything he can to protect Americans.

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Pompeo: Israeli ‘Settlements’ Not Illegal Under International Law

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:00pm 11/18/2019 at 6:00pm
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a major policy shift on Monday by declaring that the United States no longer considers Israeli ‘settlements’ to be illegal under the international law. The statement reverses the U.S. State Department’s long-held policy that regarded Israeli ‘settlements’ in the region of Judea and Samaria, also...

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Pence Announces Turkey Agreed to a Ceasefire in Syria so U.S., Kurdish Forces Can Leave

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 1:57pm 10/17/2019 at 1:57pm
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Vice President Mike Pence announced Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria.

The two men, along with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, met for over five hours to discuss the situation.

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State Department Withdrawing Remaining Staff From Embassy in Venezuela

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 10:00am 3/12/2019 at 10:00am
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As Venezuela continues to deteriorate, the State Department decided to withdraw the remaining diplomats, staff, and their families from the US Embassy in the country. From The Wall Street Journal:

Critical health services, food supplies and businesses have been crippled by the blackout that has killed at least 15 people and continues...

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Maduro on the Ropes: Four European Countries Issue Ultimatum for New Elections in Venezuela

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 6:30pm 1/27/2019 at 6:30pm
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Earlier this week, Mary wrote about the chaos in Venezuela as Juan Guaido Proclaims Himself Interim President, [and the] Military Backs Maduro.  At that point, the U.S. and Canada recognized Guaido as Venezuela’s leader.

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Venezuela in Chaos: Juan Guaido Proclaims Himself Interim President, Military Backs Maduro

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 5:00pm 1/24/2019 at 5:00pm
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Venezuela’s downward spiral gained some speed on Wednesday after National Assembly President Juan Guaido declared himself as the interim president. He claimed it’s the only way “to rescue Venezuela from ‘dictatorship.'”

Guaido did this, even though Nicolas Maduro was sworn in a few weeks ago for another term, “after the Venezuelan National...

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Report: Pompeo Discussing Running for Kansas Senate Seat in 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 5:30pm 1/21/2019 at 5:30pm
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Politico reported on Sunday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supposedly met with experienced Republican strategist to discuss running for the Kansas senate seat in 2020.

Republican Sen. Pat Roberts said he will not run for re-election in 2020.

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Pompeo Rejects Obama’s Policy in Egypt: ‘The Age of Self-Inflicted American Shame is Over’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/10/2019 at 1:00pm
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Back in 2009, former President Barack Obama delivered a speech at American University in Cairo, Egypt, that “promised a new beginning with Muslim and Arab countries.” The right criticized Obama “for placing too much blame on the U.S. for strife in the region.”

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Why Hasn’t the Outrage Mob Come for Mika Brzezinski?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 9:00am 12/13/2018 at 9:00am
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In April of this year, Laura Ingraham of FOX News faced a full-blown boycott campaign for being mildly critical of David Hogg. Just last week, comedian Kevin Hart lost his gig as host...

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