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Congressman calls for Pompeo's salary to be withheld

A congressman from Wisconsin has called for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's salary to be withheld until EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland is allowed to testify in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, according to a report by The Hill. 

Pompeo dismisses positive impact of Central American aid

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the Trump administration's decision to cut aid to Central American countries in a Friday interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on "The Lead," dismissing data that shows aid has lowered murder rates and migrant flows to the US in the past.

Pompeo suggests Mar-a-Lago breach tied to Chinese espionage

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that the recent arrest of Yujing Zhang, the woman who allegedly breached security at President Donald Trump's private Florida club while carrying Chinese passports and a flash drive containing malware, is an example of the threat Beijing poses to the US.

Pompeo 'hopeful' North Korea talks can continue

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted that North Korea is keeping open the possibility of continued talks after Pyongyang's deputy foreign minister said they might walk from negotiations, criticizing the top US diplomat and national security adviser John Bolton for creating "an atmosphere of hostility."

Trump says Alabama woman who joined ISIS should not return to US

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to allow Hoda Muthana, an Alabama woman who left in November 2014 to join ISIS, to return to the United States -- despite her recent public plea to come back and stand trial in America.

Senators call for new Yemen certification to protect civilians

US Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Todd Young have sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of a Saturday deadline for him to re-certify to Congress that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are taking adequate measures to avoid harming civilians in Yemen.

Pompeo says 'no contradiction' on Syria policy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo maintained Thursday that "there's no contradiction whatsoever" in the shifting US strategy on Syria, despite mixed messages from the administration since President Donald Trump's announcement that the US would be withdrawing troops from the country.

Pompeo threatens Iran over attacks on US in Iraq

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a stark warning to Iran Friday, telling CNN that Washington will take direct action against Tehran for any attacks, even those using proxy forces, against US interests.

Pompeo announces fourth trip to North Korea

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that he and his newly announced special representative to North Korea, Stephen Biegun, will be traveling to Pyongyang next week.