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He told you that radical Islamist terrorism does not stem from an ideology. He told you that 9/11 (the Sept. 11, 2001, al Qaeda attacks on the United States) led my country to abandon its ideals, particularly in the Middle East, the results of these misjudgments have been dire.

Mike Pompeo

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What did we learn from all of this? We learned that when America retreats, chaos often follows. When we neglect our friends, resentment builds. And when we partner with our enemies, they advance.

Mike Pompeo

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In Syria, the United States will use diplomacy and work with our partners to expel every last Iranian boot.

Mike Pompeo

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7 days ago

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These are folks that have fought with us and that it's important that we do everything we can to make sure that those folks that fought with us are protected and Erdogan has made commitments, he understands that -- I think he uses the language that he has no beef with the Kurds -- we want to make sure that that's the case.

Mike Pompeo

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8 days ago

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You'll see in the coming days and weeks we are, we're redoubling not only our diplomatic, but our commercial efforts to put real pressure on Iran to achieve what it is we set out for them back in May, the President's decision to withdraw our folks from Syria in no way impacts our capacity to deliver on that.

Mike Pompeo

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9 days ago

World

The United States will not stand by and watch the Iranian regime's destructive policies place international stability and security at risk, we advise the regime to reconsider these provocative launches and cease all activities related to ballistic missiles in order to avoid deeper economic and diplomatic isolation.

Mike Pompeo

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9 days ago

World

The Chinese have been very clear to us that these are separate issues, their behavior has demonstrated that as well and we appreciate that. China has actually been a good partner in our efforts to reduce the risk to the world from North Korea's nuclear capability; I expect they will continue to do so.

Mike Pompeo

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9 days ago

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Everyone we've communicated with, all the countries I'm going to visit to -- we've communicated with all of our European allies. I think everyone understands what the United States is doing. At least the senior leaders in their governments do.

Mike Pompeo

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10 days ago

Politics

They both said we're gon na get out. The President said we're going to do it in a orderly fashion that achieves our objective and that... our mission set in the region remains unchanged. Those seem pretty consistent to me.

Mike Pompeo

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10 days ago

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And if the detention is not appropriate, we will demand his immediate return.

Mike Pompeo

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15 days ago

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Undoubtedly, no more missiles being tested, no more nuclear testing. We're in a better place today.

Mike Pompeo

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28 days ago

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There is no direct reporting connecting Saudi Arabia crown prince to the order to murder Jamal Khashoggi.

Mike Pompeo

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1 month ago

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They don't make them like that very often.

Mike Pompeo

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1 month ago

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If you work at it, keep your faith, and keep a commitment to serve, good things can happen. Not only to him, he had a remarkable life, but you'll do good work for your fellow man as well. President Bush certainly did that.

Mike Pompeo

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1 month ago

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Ludicrous ; Washington DC parlor game, this is the thing that the American people need to understand about Washington DC : It makes stuff up. It was wholly unfounded.

Mike Pompeo

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1 month ago

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There are lots of things that we want to find paths forward on together, lots of places Americans are at risk.

Mike Pompeo

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1 month ago

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I know many of Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham think it's time to pack up and abandon the role we've been playing since the previous administration. I'm here to tell Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham why that's a bad call, the more support from you we get, the better chance we have of ending the conflict and stopping the suffering that none of us are happy about.

Mike Pompeo

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I was asked to be here and here I am.

Mike Pompeo

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We have affirmed our shared commitment to addressing the current challenge, the caravans will not be permitted to enter The Post.

Mike Pompeo

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Saudi Arabia'll take us probably a handful more weeks before we have enough evidence to actually put those sanctions in place, but I think we'll be able to get there.

Mike Pompeo

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2 months ago

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The time is now for the cessation of hostilities, including missile and UAV strikes from Houthi-controlled areas into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Subsequently, Coalition air strikes must cease in all populated areas in Yemen, we've got to move toward a peace effort here, and you can't say we're going to do it sometime in the future. We need to be doing this in the next 30 days. We've admired this problem for long enough down there, and I believe that Saudi Arabia and the Emirates are ready, and in fact had the Houthis not walked out of the last effort that Martin Griffiths had going, we'd probably be on our way there right now.

Mike Pompeo

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2 months ago

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This is certainly not the last step, we will continue to do our own efforts, our own fact finding, we want to make sure everyone understands that the United States believes that the killing of Jamal Khashoggi wasn't anything other than a horrific act.

Mike Pompeo

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2 months ago

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We want to make sure everyone understands that the United States believes that the killing of Jamal Khashoggi wasn't anything other than a horrific act.

Mike Pompeo

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This is an organized effort to come through and violate the sovereignty of Mexico City, we're prepared to do all that we can to support the decisions that Mexico City makes about how they're going to address this very serious and important issue to their country.

Mike Pompeo

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3 months ago

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We have a long strategic relationship with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, they're an important partner. We need to be mindful of that as well.

Mike Pompeo

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3 months ago

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My assessment from these meetings is that there is serious commitment to determine all the facts and ensure accountability, including accountability for Saudi Arabia's senior leaders or senior officials.

Mike Pompeo

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3 months ago

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We call on the government of Saudi Arabia to support a thorough investigation of Mr. Khashoggi's disappearance and to be transparent about the results of that investigation.

Mike Pompeo

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3 months ago

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It is imperative for members of United Nations to take United Nations to heart, enforcement of Security Council sanctions must continue vigorously and without fail until we realize the fully, final, verified denuclearization. The members of Security Council must set the example on that effort, and we must all hold each other accountable.

Mike Pompeo

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3 months ago

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We're going to get an outcome which forces China to behave in a way that, if you want to be a power, a global power -- transparency, rule of law, you don't steal intellectual property.

Mike Pompeo

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3 months ago

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I misspoke there, the President runs this government. His statements are in fact U.S. policy.

Mike Pompeo

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5 months ago

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I think I responded to everything that you said, senator, no you didn’t.

Mike Pompeo

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5 months ago

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We’ll let the world decide, i was asking if there was some rhyme or reason that this type of distrust or discord will be created. And I know you’re not going to answer the question. I’m trying to make a point as to why.

Mike Pompeo

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5 months ago

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It’s not for me to disclose the contents of those conversations.

Mike Pompeo

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5 months ago

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I think the President’s been unambiguously clear.

Mike Pompeo

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5 months ago

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United Nations's really pretty straightforward, right, and United Nations's not my -- United Nations's not my description of what needs to take place. Chairman Kim made a promise. Chairman Kim told not only President President Trump, but( South Korean) President Moon that Chairman Kim was prepared to denuclearize. The scope and scale of that is agreed to. The North Koreans understand what The North Koreans means. There's no mistake about what the scope of denuclearization looks like.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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The United States reminds every United Nations member state of The United States responsibility to stop illegal ship-to-ship transfers, and we urge United Nations to step up United Nations enforcement efforts as well.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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I have great confidence that the Russians will try and undermine western democracy in 2017, 2018, 2019 and for an awfully long time, it is our responsibility as leaders of United States government to do all that we can to deter United States from interfering with us, not only in our elections, but more broadly as well.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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The President understands what Russia did in our elections of 2016, and The President has empowered each of us to make sure that it doesn't happen again in the 2018 or 2020 elections here in United States as well.

Mike Pompeo

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It wasn't just the 2016 election. Somehow America seems to forget the history of Russia's efforts to undermine western democracy for decades now.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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No one’s been closer to that than I have, so everyone else is simply speculating about what’s taken place today. I’ve been there, the North Koreans have consistently reaffirmed their commitment -- the commitment that Chairman Kim made to President President Trump, no one was under any illusion that this was going to happen in hours, or days, or even weeks. It’s going to take time to achieve this outcome. We hope for a brighter future for the North Korean people, and if Chairman Kim continues to follow through on Chairman Kim commitment -- the people of North Korea will have a brighter future.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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What they've asked us to do is review how we get there and the timeline for that, i'm very confident they understand.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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What they've asked us to do is review how we get there and the timeline for that.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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There will be a handful of countries that come to the United States and ask for relief from that. We'll consider it.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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Now is the time for all of us, the State Department and others to deliver, to implement the agreement between President Trump and Chairman Kim, to think this would happen in the course of a handful of hours would have been ludicrous.

Mike Pompeo

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To think this would happen in the course of a handful of hours would have been ludicrous.

Mike Pompeo

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The strategy sends a clear message to the Taliban that they cannot wait us out.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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If we think only in one day a 40 year-crisis can be ended we are being unrealistic.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

World

An American role will be important in this, but we can't run the peace talks, we can't settle this from the outside.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

World

We're counting on all the actors in the region to be supportive of that.

Mike Pompeo

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This same act 45 (years) ago built trust between our nations. Today we have a strong relationship, dPRK committed to repatriate remains as well.

Mike Pompeo

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Just as was the case with Vietnam, repatriation of U.S. remains from the DPRK will be important not just to American families, but to building trust between the United States and North Korea as well.

Mike Pompeo

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The fact that we're co-operating – and not fighting – is proof that when a country decides to create a brighter future for itself alongside the The United States, we follow through on American promises, the miracle could be your miracle.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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The United States has been clear on what we seek from North Korea..., the choice now lies with North Korea and its people.

Mike Pompeo

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The miracle could be your miracle.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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Look, people are going to make stray comments after meetings, if I paid attention to what the press said, I’d go nuts, and I refuse to do that.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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I am determined to achieve the commitment that President Trump made, i’m counting on Chairman Kim to be determined to follow through on the commitment that he made.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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The establishment of peaceful relations between the countries, increased security assurances to North Korea and its people, and finally, denuclearization, each of those needs to be conducted in parallel … and we need to work on those efforts simultaneously.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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The settlement of the outstanding issues of concern surrounding North Korea, including the nuclear, missile and abduction issues, will be extremely important for Japan and also extremely important for peace and stability in the world.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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These are complicated issues but North Korea made progress on almost all of the central issues. Some places a great deal of progress, other places there's still more work to be done.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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So the work that we do, the path toward complete denuclearization, building a relationship between our two countries, is vital for a brighter North Korea and the success that our two presidents demand of us.

Mike Pompeo

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Our leaders made commitments at the Singapore Summit on the complete denuclearization of North Korea and outlined what a transformed US-DPRK relationship could look like, since the summit, the consultations have continued. On this trip I'm seeking to fill in some details on those commitments and continue the momentum towards implementation of what the two leaders promised each other and the world. I expect that the DPRK is ready to do the same.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

Politics

On this trip I'm seeking to fill in some details on those commitments and continue the momentum toward implementation of what the two leaders promised each other and the world.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

Politics

We have observed China not enforcing control over their cross-border areas as vigorously as they were six or 12 months ago.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

World

We've been pretty unambiguous in our conversations about what we mean when we say complete denuclearization.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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Make no mistake, President Donald Trump agrees Russia interfering in our election is something President Donald Trump simply can not do, i don't think he would take any umbrage with that.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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Make no mistake, President Donald Trump agrees Russia interfering in our election is something President Trump and President Putin simply can not do, i don't think President Donald Trump would take any umbrage with that.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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I'm confident what( Trump) intended there was,' we did reduce the threat,' i don't think there's any doubt about that.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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I'm not prepared to talk about the details of the discussions that are taking place.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

World

Halting a clearly-defined list of weapons activities should be the first step in negotiations.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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I will say that there are understandings that have been put together prior to the summit, some that took place when the president was in Singapore that I think put us on the right trajectory so that we can build out a framework for success.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

Politics

There always will be challenges and there is work to do, but none of this could have happened without the commitment of the two senior leaders.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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I am not going to put a timeline on it, whether that's two months, six months, we are committed to moving forward in an expeditious moment to see if we can achieve what both leaders set out to do.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

Politics

We hope that we will have an ongoing process of making progress.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

Politics

Wholly separate from if they spin a couple of extra centrifuges, if they began to move to a weapons program, this is something the entire world would find unacceptable and we'd end up down a path that I don't think is in the best interests of Iran.

Mike Pompeo

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6 months ago

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Since 1975, The United States has accepted more than 3.3 million refugees for permanent resettlement - more than any other country in the world.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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As President Ghani emphasized in his statement to the Afghan people, peace talks by necessity would include a discussion of the role of international actors and forces, the United States is prepared to support, facilitate, and participate in these discussions.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

World

There's a lot of work between here and there, my team is already doing it. I'll likely travel back before too terribly long.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

Politics

It shows what North Korea could be like, there's a lot of work to make that, but President Trump is committed to delivering on that part of the bargain as well.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

Politics

The experience of Brexit -- which is ongoing -- and of the European Union, shows that it is difficult to recover economic independence once it's relinquished, it also shows that the economic policy that centralize power diminish the free market capacity for wealth creation.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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For too long, America has allowed the free trade framework to become distorted to the advantages of countries other than the United States, remember that our diplomacy puts American workers and American businesses first.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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This isn't just China.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

Politics

As President Ghani emphasized in President Ghani statement to the Afghan people, peace talks by necessity would include a discussion of the role of international actors and forces, the United States is prepared to support, facilitate, and participate in these discussions.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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I asked the Chinese to continue to cooperate with us and figure out how it happened, how it came to be and to work with us to conduct an investigation sufficient that we can prevent it from happening again.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

Politics

China has reaffirmed its commitment to honoring the U.N. Security Council resolutions. Those have mechanisms for relief contained in them, and we agreed that at the appropriate time that those would be considered, but we have made very clear that the sanctions and the economic relief that North Korea will receive will only happen after the full denuclearization, the complete denuclearization of North Korea.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

Politics

They made real commitments to denuclearize. Each of them. And President Trump made a commitment that he would provide security assurances that were commensurate with that, those are firm commitments that the two leaders made and an understanding of the program is a piece of what will ultimately lead to our capacity to verify that full and complete denuclearization has actually taken place.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

Politics

It could be the case that our effort won't ... work but we are determined to set the conditions so that we can right this failure of decades and reset the conditions for North Korea's participation in the community of nations.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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James Mattis made very clear that the condition precedent for the exercises not to proceed was productive, good-faith negotiations being ongoing and at the point it's concluded that they're not, the President's commitment to not have those joint exercises take place will no longer be in effect, james Mattis was unambiguous about that.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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It's in the statement. You're just wrong about that. ... Because complete encompasses verifiable and irreversible. I suppose you could argue semantics, but let me assure you that it's in the document.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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It's in the statement. You're just wrong about that... Because complete encompasses verifiable and irreversible. I suppose you could argue semantics, but let me assure you that it's in the document.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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I am ... confident they understand that there will be in-depth verification, not all of that work appeared in the final document. But lots of other places where there were understandings reached, we couldn't reduce them to writing, so that means there's still some work to do, but there was a great deal of work done that is beyond what was seen in the final document that will be the place that we will begin when we return to our conversations.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

Politics

Not all of that work appeared in the final document. But lots of other places where there were understandings reached, we couldn't reduce them to writing, so that means there's still some work to do, but there was a great deal of work done that is beyond what was seen in the final document that will be the place that we will begin when we return to our conversations.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

Politics

North Korea has previously confirmed to us its willingness to denuclearize and we are eager to see if those words prove sincere.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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We're prepared to provide certainty that denuclearization isn't something that ends badly for them, we are prepared to make security assurances that are different and unique than America has been willing to provide previously. We think this is necessary and appropriate.

Mike Pompeo

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We are prepared to make security assurances that are different and unique than America has been willing to provide previously. We think this is necessary and appropriate.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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United States has been fooled before. There's no doubt about United States. Many presidents previously have signed off on pieces of paper only to find that North Korea either didn't promise what Donald Trump thought they had or actually reneged on their promises, we'll each have to ensure that we do the things, we take the actions necessary to follow through on those commitments and when we do we'll have a verified deal and if we can get that far we will have a historic change.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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There are always irritants in relationships. I am very confident the relationships between our countries -- the United States and the G7 countries -- will continue to move forward on a strong basis.

Mike Pompeo

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It's actually the possession of those nuclear weapons that create the greatest risk to North Korea.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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I don't want to get too far into the details, but when you think about complete denuclearization, it would certainly be all of their sites, not just those that have been declared, so we've got to make sure that it's complete.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

Politics

They've relied historically on their nuclear program to provide their security, and what we're asking them to do is to stand that on its head, to understand that it's actually the possession of those nuclear weapons that create the greatest risk to North Korea.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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The precise nature of the injuries suffered by the affected personnel, and whether a common cause exists for all cases, has not yet been established.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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As Liu Xiaobo wrote in his 2010 Nobel Peace Prize speech, delivered in absentia, 'the ghosts of June 4th have not yet been laid to rest', we join others in the international community in urging the Chinese government to make a full public accounting of those killed, detained or missing.

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They'll have to choose a path that is fundamentally different than the one that their country has proceeded on for decades. It should not be to anyone's surprise that there will be moments along the way, that this won't be straightforward.

Mike Pompeo

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This is going to be a process that will take days and weeks to work our way through.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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It does no good if we are in a place where we don't think there is real opportunity to place them together, we have made real progress toward that in the last 72 hours.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

World

This is going to be a process that will take days and weeks to work our way through, there will be tough points. There will be difficult times.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

World

Our two countries face a pivotal moment in our relationship in which it could be nothing short of tragic to let this opportunity go to waste.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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We find that a very unconstructive move... It's unhelpful to mutual understanding between China and United States. We hope United States will change such a negative mindset.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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Looking forward to meeting with Kim Yong Chol in New York to discuss @Potus potential summit with Chairman Kim. We are committed to the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula @StateDept.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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Religious freedom is in the American bloodstream, the release of the report is critical to our mission to defend religious liberty, and brings to light the state of religious freedom all over the world.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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The United States stands steadfast in support of the Venezuelan people and their efforts to return to democracy.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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So I think North Korean guest workers have been continuing that even up through today, as North Korean guest workers were contemplating the June 12th summit.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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My sense was that we hadn't taken much of a pause.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

Politics

I hope we are able to quickly get back to that place, but ultimately Chairman Kim will have that decision to make for Chairman Kim, as the President said, we welcome their call, their outreach, to head back down that path.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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A bad deal is not an option, if the right deal is not on the table, we will respectfully walk away.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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We have made zero concessions to Chairman Kim and have no intention to do so, our posture will not change until we see credible steps taken toward the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

World

Our posture will not change until we see credible steps taken toward the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

World

That's good and bad. The existing balance of power is not a good one in its own right.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

World

We notified China of what took place as best we know it and they have responded in a way that is exactly the right response, we're working together to resolve (this) ... I hope we can figure it out.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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I have to say there is more work to do, we have not been able to achieve deterrence, effective deterrence of some of these efforts of the Russians.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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We work diligently on it each day we reduce threats, we take them from the battlefield, we take them from the economic sphere, we reduce them diplomatically, we work hard at it every day but I will never share with you that I believe we have accomplished that to 100 % certainty.

Mike Pompeo

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7 months ago

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This administration has taken enormous efforts to push back on Russia that have not been done in an awfully long time either here in the United States or frankly from our partners who are even more threatened by Russia than we are in Europe and elsewhere.

Mike Pompeo

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We are at risk in 2018 and 2020... we are always at risk.

Mike Pompeo

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I'm confident that there is a set of overlapping values and interests here that will drive us to the same conclusion about the need to respond to the Islamic Republic of Iran's threats to the world.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

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Our demands on Iran are not unreasonable: give up your program.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

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Should they choose to go back, should they begin to enrich, we are fully prepared to respond to that as well.

Mike Pompeo

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At the end of the day the Iranian people will get to make a choice about their leadership.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

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The sting of sanctions will only grow more painful if the regime does not change course from the unacceptable and unproductive path it has chosen for itself and the people of Iran, these will be the strongest sanctions in history by the time we are done.

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Until the Maduro regime restores a democratic path in Venezuela through free, fair, and transparent elections, the government faces isolation from the international community.Sunday’s process was choreographed by a regime too unpopular and afraid of its own people to risk free elections and open competition. the United States stands with democratic nations in support of the Venezuelan people and will take swift economic and diplomatic actions to support the restoration of their democracy.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

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Strategically, the Obama administration made a bet that the deal would spur Iran to stop its rogue-state actions and conform to international norms, that bet was a loser with massive repercussions for all people living in Middle East.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

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We will ensure freedom of navigation on the waters in the region. We will work to prevent and counteract any Iranian malign cyber activity. We will track down Iranian operatives and their Hezbollah proxies operating around the world and crush them, iran will never again have carte blanche to dominate Middle East.

Mike Pompeo

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We understand our re-imposition of sanctions and the coming pressure campaign on The Iranian regime will pose financial and economic difficulties for a number of our friends, but you should know that we will hold those doing prohibited business in Iran to account.

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We will continue to work with our allies to counter the regime's destabilizing activities in the region, block their financing of terror, and address Iran's proliferation of missiles and other advanced weapons that threaten peace and stability, we will also ensure Iran has no possible path to a nuclear weapon -- ever.

Mike Pompeo

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Sanctions are going back in full effect, and new ones are coming.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

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Sabika's death and that of the other victims is heartbreaking and will be mourned deeply both here in the United States, and in Pakistan.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
8 months ago

US News

We had good conversations, substantive conversations that involved deep complex challenges.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

Top News

If North Korea takes bold action to quickly denuclearize, United States is prepared to work with North Korea to achieve prosperity on the par with our South Korean friends, if Chairman Kim chooses the right path, there is a future brimming with peace and prosperity for the North Korean people.

Mike Pompeo

Found on Reuters
8 months ago

Top News

If North Korea takes bold action to quickly denuclearize, the United States is prepared to work with North Korea to achieve prosperity on the par with our South Korean friends, if Chairman Kim chooses the right path, there is a future brimming with peace and prosperity for the North Korean people.

Mike Pompeo

Found on Reuters
8 months ago

World

If Chairman Kim chooses the right path, there is a future brimming with peace and prosperity for the North Korean people.

Mike Pompeo

Found on Reuters
8 months ago

World

It's a big undertaking for sure, but one that Chairman Kim and I had the opportunity to have a good, sound discussion on, so that I think we had a pretty good understanding between our two countries what the shared objectives are.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

World

That part is behind us for sure, and we had a chance to talk substantively about what we intend to be on the agenda, and also how we're going to begin to coordinate in the days ahead. ... Both sides are confident that we will set the conditions for a successful meeting between the two leaders.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
8 months ago

Politics

The second piece is, we also want to make sure what our expectations are not, we are not going to head down the path we headed down before.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

Top News

We've been asking for the release of these detainees for 17 months, we'll talk about it again. It'd be a great gesture if they'd agree to do so.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

Top News

Now, how much of Trumps CIA is Mike Pompeo on many occasions ? We don't know. Removing Mike Pompeo on many occasions raises that legitimate question.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

Top News

My team and I will be unrelenting in confronting those threats, we will deploy tough diplomacy when necessary to put the interest of the American people first.

Mike Pompeo

Found on Reuters
8 months ago

Politics

We are committed to the permanent, verifiable, irreversible dismantling of North Korea's weapons of mass destruction program and to do so without delay.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

Politics

My mission is to lead you, america can't achieve its objectives, absent you all.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

Politics

I'm confident that I know who you are, you chose to be a Foreign Service officer, or a civil servant, or to come work here in many other capacities, and to do so because you're patriots and great Americans and because you want to be an important part of America's face to the world.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

Politics

One of the first rules is don't talk down to people, right, so I'll speak to you all right up here, exactly.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

Politics

They may have been demoralized, but they seemed in good spirits, they are hopeful that State Department will get State Department swagger back, that we will be out doing the things that they came onboard at State Department to do : to be professional, to deliver diplomacy, American diplomacy around the world.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
8 months ago

Politics

America can't achieve its objectives, absent you all.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
8 months ago

Politics

I am looking forward to helping you all achieve that.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
8 months ago

Politics

I know we will deliver for this President and this country.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
8 months ago

Politics

It's an important day for the President's first trip to this important place.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

Politics

I talked about getting back our swagger, and I'll fill in what I mean by that, but it's important. The United States diplomatic corps needs to be in every corner, every stretch of the world, executing missions on behalf of this country and it is my humble, noble undertaking to achieve that.

Mike Pompeo

Found on Reuters
8 months ago

Politics

United States are determined to make sure it never possesses a nuclear weapon. The Iran deal in its current form does not provide that assurance, we will continue to work with our European allies to fix that deal. But if a deal can not be reached, the [ United States ] President has said that he will leave that deal.

Mike Pompeo

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8 months ago

Top News

I talked about getting the release of the American detainees, and then we talked a great deal about what it might look like, what this complete, verifiable, irreversible mechanism might look like. And so, when the two leaders, the only people that can make those decisions, will be in a room together, they can set the course.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
8 months ago

Politics

There's been no decision, so the team is working and I am sure we will have lots of conversations to deliver what the president has made clear.

Mike Pompeo

Found on Reuters
8 months ago

Politics

There's been no decision, so the team is working and I am sure we will have lots of conversations to deliver what the president has made clear, absent a substantial fix, absent overcoming the flaws of the deal, he is unlikely to stay in that deal.

Mike Pompeo

Found on Reuters
8 months ago

World

Absent a substantial fix, absent overcoming the flaws of the deal, he is unlikely to stay in that deal.

Mike Pompeo

Found on Reuters
8 months ago

World

The President has been clear -- absent a substantial fix, absent overcoming the shortcomings, the flaws of the deal -- The President is unlikely to stay in that deal past this May.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
8 months ago

Politics

I don't want to say anything about the meeting itself.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
8 months ago

Politics

The economic pressure that has been put in place by this global effort that President Donald Trump has led has led President Donald Trump to believe that it is in President Donald Trump best interests to come to the table and talk about de-nuclearization.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
8 months ago

Politics

In the event it fails.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
8 months ago

Politics

The work that is being done here today is invaluable and our objectives are important and this mission means a lot to the United States of America.

Mike Pompeo

Found on Reuters
8 months ago

World

I don't recall what Mike Pompeo asked me that day precisely.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
9 months ago

Top News

America is uniquely blessed, and with those blessings comes a duty to lead, as I have argued throughout my time in public service, if we do not lead the calls for democracy, prosperity, and human rights around the world, who will ? No other nation is equipped with the same blend of power and principle.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
9 months ago

Politics

We are the world’s finest espionage service, we are going to go out there and do our damnedest to steal secrets on behalf of the American people. And I wanted to get back on our front foot.

Mike Pompeo

Found on FOX News
11 months ago

Latest Headlines

I haven’t seen a significant decrease in their activity.

Mike Pompeo

Found on FOX News
11 months ago

Latest Headlines

Well, it's classic Clinton, right? When you find out you got a problem, you deflect, you deny, you create a contretemp where there really is none. Frankly, it's pretty clear who invited the Russians to do damage to America, and it was Hillary Clinton. She put classified information on a private server, inviting the Chinese, the Iranians, the Russians, all have access to it. I hope they didn't get it, but even the former director of the CIA said he thinks they probably did. So, the person who's put American national security risk isn't Donald Trump, it's Hillary Clinton.

Mike Pompeo

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1 year ago

Top News

We can now see the fix was in for President Obama and Secretary Clinton to make sure that Bernie Sanders would never be elected. That's embarrassing to many Democrats, so they're flailing about trying to find separate storyline to deflect from the true substance of what was in those emails.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
1 year ago

Top News

We ca n’t run the risk of more intelligence that puts Americans at risk of being exposed.

Mike Pompeo

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

Politics

We are going to work hard along with our colleagues to figure out who the right person that we can afford is. I do want to make sure that the person who is the right speaker is committed to advancing what America needs -- and to me, that's a conservative Renaissance where the House of Representatives does what the American people demanded of it, if it turns out I'm the right person to do it, I'd be honored to.

Mike Pompeo

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Politics

I was incredibly surprised to learn there were components of the deal that Congress was not going to be privy to.

Mike Pompeo

Found on FOX News
3 years ago

Politics

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