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Senator calls for Pompeo's salary to be withheld

A progressive senator 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.

Lawmakers chide Pompeo for proposed budget cuts to State Department

House lawmakers chastised Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Wednesday for the administration's attempt to slash the State Department budget, repeatedly highlighting the disconnect between the Trump administration's rhetoric about priorities and its willingness to fund them.