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Where Does Mike Pompeo Stand on the Issues? Too Close to Trump

14 March 2018, 11:17 | Devin Moran

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Mr Pompeo is strongly opposed to the Iran nuclear deal, and Mr Trump said they have a "very, very similar thought process".

"We got along actually quite well but we disagreed on things", Trump said.

Scaramucci's hiring prompted press secretary Sean Spicer to quit after a six-month run that included a string of public slights by Trump, including the president excluding the devout Roman Catholic from a meeting with the pope during a trip to the Vatican.

Because of North Korea's nuclear weapons, an American president says he is willing to meet an Orwellian dictator of a small, bankrupt state. He said his tenure will officially end on March 31.

It is said that during his year as Secretary of State, Tillerson clashed with Trump over multiple issues, including how to handle North Korea and whether or not Russia should be blamed for the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in the UK.

However, Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Steven Goldstein said the Secretary of State "had every intention of staying" in his job, and was "unaware of the reason" for his firing. Just hours later, Goldstein himself was sacked.

"I'm a big boy", Goldstein told reporters later.

Goldstein also said that Tillerson only found out about his sacking in the tweet. Current and former White House officials said Pompeo has proven more adept at negotiating the shifting power structures inside the administration and in reading and responding to the wishes of the president.

Pompeo said in a statement that "I look forward to guiding the world's finest diplomatic corps in formulating and executing the president's foreign policy".

Tillerson called on all State Department employees to treat each other with "integrity and honesty", suggesting a contrast to the way he was removed.




Tillerson has pushed Trump to remain and had been pursuing a delicate strategy with European allies and others to try to improve or augment the Obama-era deal to Trump's liking.

The US President has publicly undercut Tillerson's diplomatic initiatives many times, including this week when the former Secretary of State's comments about Russian Federation appeared at odds with those of the White House.

Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, by Twitter, that he has sacked Rex Tillerson as secretary of state.

Pompeo described President Obama's effort to cut carbon pollution at home (through the Clean Power Plan) and overseas (through the Paris climate deal) as a "perverse fixation on achieving his economically harmful environmental agenda" and as "worshiping a radical environmental agenda".

Trump's next opportunity to reimpose sanctions lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal falls on May 12.

"I wanted to either break it or do something, and he felt a little bit differently", Trump said. The State Department's attempt to undermine the White House on Iran appears to be the straw that broke the proverbial camel's back. The tensions peaked last fall amid reports Tillerson had called Trump a "moron" and considered resigning. The CIA's deputy director, Gina Haspel, will succeed Pompeo, becoming the first woman to lead the agency pending Senate confirmation for both her and Pompeo.

Pompeo will need to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, which now has an extremely narrow Republican majority. "He will do a fantastic job!"

"I think the world of Gina", Clapper said.

Pompeo is also likely to also oppose the commercial illogic of the Iran nuclear agreement, which enriches the Islamic clerics who rule the nation for their nuclear restraint and then allows them to use billions of dollars to underwrite their aggressive regional ambitions.



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