Mike Pompeo

WASHINGTON | Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is backing Craft for the post, and she also has the support of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton, according … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

United States | Interview With Craig Melvin of NBC Today Show

United States – QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, good morning. SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. QUESTION: Thanks so much for your time. SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you. QUESTION: This time next week, you will be in Vietnam with the President for the second summit with Kim Jong-un. After the first summit in Singapore, President Trump tweets out that North … Continue reading United States | Interview With Craig Melvin of NBC Today Show

WASHINGTON | Pompeo says he’s ‘ruled out’ Kansas Senate bid in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) appears to be ruling out a Kansas Senate race in 2020. Pompeo, who represented Kansas’ 4th Congressional District from 2011 to 2017, says he’ll serve as secretary of state as long as President Donald Trump wants him to. Pompeo was asked on NBC’s “Today” show Thursday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pompeo says he’s ‘ruled out’ Kansas Senate bid in 2020

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Lawyer says woman who joined IS a US citizen

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State group in Syria and now wants to return to the U.S. with her child (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The lawyer for an Alabama woman denied return to the U.S. after joining the Islamic State group in Syria … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Lawyer says woman who joined IS a US citizen

WASHINGTON | US: Alabama woman who joined Islamic State is not a citizen

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State group in Syria won’t be allowed to return to the United States with her toddler son because she is not an American citizen, the U.S. said Wednesday. Her lawyer is challenging that claim. In a brief statement, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave no … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US: Alabama woman who joined Islamic State is not a citizen

WASHINGTON | US says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State can’t return

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says an Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State group in Syria is not a U.S. citizen and will not be allowed to return to the United States. Pompeo says Hoda Muthana does not have a U.S. passport or any legal basis to enter … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State can’t return

United States | Press Availability With Icelandic Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson

United States – MODERATOR: Ladies and gentlemen, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson, and Secretary of State – Secretary of State of the United States of America Mr. Mike Pompeo. Minister Thordarson, please. FOREIGN MINISTER THORDARSON: Thank you. Good afternoon, everybody, and thank you for coming to this press conference on the … Continue reading United States | Press Availability With Icelandic Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson

United States | Press Availability With Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz

United States – MODERATOR: (Via interpreter) Ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. I would like to welcome you very warmly to the press conference of Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and Secretary of State of the United States Mr. Mike Pompeo. A few words by way of introduction. Would you please make sure that your telephones are on … Continue reading United States | Press Availability With Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz