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  • It’s Time to Strike Back at Iran

    02/10/2024 7:14:08 AM PST · by conservative98 · 58 replies
    WSJ ^ | Feb. 8, 2024 4:48 pm ET | By Mike Pence and Mike Pompeo
    Escalating Iranian aggression cost the lives of three U.S. soldiers in Jordan. These intolerable acts of violence by the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism can no longer go unpunished. The U.S. must respond with an immediate and unequivocal show of force that will begin to restore the deterrence that has decayed not only in the Middle East but around the world. [cut] Our first step should be to respond to Iran’s deadly attacks with devastating strikes: not only to end Tehran’s escalation and keep American soldiers safe, but to begin re-establishing the model of deterrence that keeps war at...
  • Tucker Carlson: Mike Pompeo committed a felony when he looked to kidnap Julian Assange: Conspiracy to commit murder

    12/23/2023 12:57:57 AM PST · by RandFan · 38 replies
    Twitter/X ^ | Dec 22 | Tucker Carlson
    I posted this in /conspiracy but it's really News and should not be lost there. (3 min 40 sec of the video) Tucker says Mike Pompeo allegedly committed a felony in exploring how to kidnap Julian Assange in 2017 when CIA director. Conspiracy to commit murder. Stunning.
  • FBI’s Aussie Trump-Russia Tipster Linked to Firm U.S. Intel Chiefs Have Distrusted for Years

    03/07/2018 2:00:36 PM PST · by detective · 8 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 06 Mar 2018
    Alexander Downer — the Australian diplomat whose tip to the FBI about a London pub conversation led to the massive probe of allegations of collusions between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia — is himself closely tied to a Chinese firm experts say is deeply involved in espionage against America. Just last month, all six top U.S. intelligence bosses warned Americans against using digital telecommunications equipment produced by Chinese smartphone producer Huawei.
  • VEON Welcomes Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to [Ukrainian subsidy] Kyivstar Board of Directors

    11/14/2023 10:43:58 AM PST · by Ultra Sonic 007 · 32 replies
    VEON ^ | November 14th, 2023 | VEON Press Release
    Amsterdam, 14 November 2023 – VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online services, announces that former U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will join the Board of Directors of VEON’s wholly-owned Ukrainian subsidiary Kyivstar as an independent non-executive director. Secretary Pompeo joins in his capacity as a Partner of Impact Investments, a newly established US-based strategic and financial advisory and investment firm which seeks to develop long-term partnerships with the world’s leading companies across a range of industries and geographies. In addition, VEON Group CEO Kaan Terzioglu has been...
  • Pompeo: ‘Sweet Words and American Money and Diplomacy’ Won’t Stop Evil

    11/07/2023 11:59:48 AM PST · by Rev M. Bresciani · 8 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | November 7, 2023 | Suzanne Bowdey
    Watching the horrors unfold in Israel would be hard for anyone, but it has to be especially difficult for leaders like Mike Pompeo, who, as a member of the Trump administration, worked to ensure nightmares like this never happened. Three years removed from the White House, the world is a different place than it was when the 45th president was in power — and Americans aren’t the only ones who feel it.
  • As China Backs Hamas, Israel Finds Out Who Its Friends Aren’t

    11/01/2023 9:55:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 11/01/2023 | Helen Raleigh
    Israel’s representative in Taiwan, Maya Yaron, recently called communist China’s response to Hamas’ terrorist attack against Israel “disturbing” while praising Taiwan for its unequivocal support of her country.When the government of Taiwan learned about the atrocities committed by Hamas, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs immediately posted a statement: “Taiwan strongly condemns the indiscriminate attacks against the Israelis carried out by Hamas. We stand in solidarity with Israel and denounce all forms of terrorism.” The ministry also posted an image on X, formerly Twitter, showing the top of Taipei’s tallest building lit with blue and white light, representing Israel’s flag. Taiwan,...
  • Biden Taps Notorious NeoCon & Iraq War Architect to Head Foreign Propaganda Ops.

    07/06/2023 7:04:55 AM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 22 replies
    Joe Biden is bringing aboard Elliott Abrams – a regime change-obsessed neoconservative twice convicted of lying to Congress – to act as his new foreign propaganda chief. (snip) While in Ronald Reagan’s admin, Abrams became embroiled in the Iran-Contra affair. President Trump initially blocked Abrams from joining his government as Deputy Secretary of State in 2017, but he was eventually brought in by fellow hawk Mike Pompeo as a special envoy with responsibility for Venezuela.
  • Biden letting Iran’s president come to NYC despite Pompeo assassination plot

    08/17/2022 4:47:56 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 12 replies
    American Military News ^ | 8/16/22 | Ryan Morgan
    President Joe Biden hasn’t blocked Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi from entering the U.S. to speak at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York City next month. Raisi will attend even after an Iranian military officer was charged this month with trying to assassinate former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. For weeks, Senate Republicans have been calling for President Joe Biden to block Raisi, who the U.S. sanctioned in 2019 for his role in executing children in 2018 and 2019. Earlier this month, The Department of Justice charged an Iranian military officer with trying to hire people...
  • Trump Endorsed Daniel Cameron Wins Kentucky GOP Primary – DeSantis, Cruz, Pompeo Endorsed Candidate Places Third

    05/17/2023 8:23:27 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 51 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | May 16, 2023 | Sundance
    President Trump endorsed Daniel Cameron in the Republican primary for the Kentucky governor’s race. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Ted Cruz, Mike Pompeo and Vivek Ramaswamy endorsed candidate Kelly Craft. Cameron won, Craft came in third.Kelly Craft is a big donor to the establishment Republican Party, hence all of the major donor-fueled Republican candidates supported her.Mrs. Craft outspent her opponents more than 10:1 spending more than $8.1 million, while the MAGA candidate Daniel Cameron spent just over $771 thousand and had the full support of President Donald Trump.Does this sound like a familiar pattern? Now, watch what happens as Mitch McConnell...
  • Republican Voters Don’t Have An Appetite For Neoconservatism, And Mike Pompeo’s Failed Presidential Aspirations Proves It

    04/19/2023 9:45:56 AM PDT · by Kazan · 20 replies
    The Federalist ^ | APRIL 18, 2023 | SHAWN FLEETWOOD
    After months of speculation, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Friday that he will not seek the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.During a recent interview on “Special Report with Bret Baier,” Pompeo revealed he and his wife had “come to the conclusion that we’re not going to join the race in 2024.”“[W]hile we care deeply about America and the issues that I have been talking about this last year-and-a-half and, frankly, for decades, matter an awful lot, this isn’t our moment,” Pompeo said. The former secretary of state also released a pre-recorded video announcing the decision, adding that “the...
  • Mike Pompeo Announces He's Not Running for President in 2024, 'Personal Decision'

    04/14/2023 8:00:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Red State ^ | 04/14/2023 | Bob Hoge
    Mike Pompeo—who has served as a soldier, House Representative, Secretary of State, and CIA director—issued a statement Friday that he is not going to run in the race to become president in 2024. The decision puts to rest discussions on whether he’d run against his former boss, Donald Trump.Pompeo announced the decision on Twitter:[My wife] Susan and I have concluded, after much consideration and prayer, that I will not present myself as a candidate to become President of the United States in the 2024 election.Susan and I have concluded, after much consideration and prayer, that I will not present myself...
  • Trump dominates in South Carolina and leads next rival by 21%: New poll state shows Nikki Haley just 2% behind Ron DeSantis and their Senator Tim Scott in fourth with 7%

    04/12/2023 9:32:21 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 12 2023 | KATELYN CARALLE
    South Carolina Republicans still favor Donald Trump to be their nominee in 2024 by a margin of 21 percent – with two politicians from the Palmetto State coming in third and fourth place behind the former president and Florida's governor Ron Desantis. Presidential hopeful Nikki Haley, once governor of South Carolina and former Ambassador to the United Nations under Trump, earned 18 percent in the latest Winthrop University poll taken among the state's GOP primary voters. Meanwhile, current South Carolina Senator Tim Scott's announcement Wednesday that he's taking the next step toward a bid for president coincided with the release...
  • Pompeo torches Kirby after White House shifts blame to Trump for deadly Afghanistan withdrawal

    04/06/2023 5:01:32 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/6/23 | Charles Creitz
    Former secretary of state under President Trump Mike Pompeo fired back at claims from the Biden administration that Trump constrained the conditions of the U.S. pullout from Afghanistan, during which 13 American soldiers died in a suicide bombing while protecting the Kabul airport, and untold numbers of Americans and Afghans eligible for evacuation were stranded. [cut] Mike Pompeo, who also served as CIA director under Trump, said he wasn't surprised by Kirby's tact, saying President Biden and members of his administration routinely blame anyone but themselves for their own multiple failures. "I am outraged by the fact that the 13...
  • U.S. former top diplomat Pompeo visits Kyiv, underscores support

    04/04/2023 6:33:56 AM PDT · by McGruff · 38 replies
    REUTERS ^ | April 3, 2023
    KYIV, April 3 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Ukraine on Monday to underscore his support for Kyiv and said he would work towards Washington supplying F-16 fighter jets and long-range missiles for the country's war against Russia. Asked whether he would back providing Ukraine with F-16 fighter jets and long-range missiles Pompeo said: "Yes. And the training and the software and all the things needed to actually protect and defend your own land." Addressing an audience of Ukrainian lawmakers, government officials, representatives of the military, civil society activists and students, he said providing military support...
  • Pompeo Dunks On Trump Over Debt, Suggests Former Boss Isn’t ‘True’ Conservative

    03/06/2023 11:34:07 AM PST · by thegagline · 70 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | 03/05/2023 | Daniel Chaitin
    Mike Pompeo is openly casting doubt on the conservative bonafides of his one-time boss, former President Donald Trump, ahead of a potential face-off in 2024. During an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Pompeo talked about how a conservative president is needed to tackle the nation’s budget deficit and debt after years of neglect, including during the Trump administration. Anchor Shannon Bream then asked Pompeo if he was saying Trump was not a “true conservative leader,” using her guest’s words to describe the kind of president he argued is necessary to attain fiscal responsibility. Fox's Shannon Bream: "Are you saying that...
  • Donald Trump: ‘We Are Never Going Back to the Party of Paul Ryan, Karl Rove, and Jeb Bush’

    03/05/2023 11:38:21 AM PST · by conservative98 · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3.4.23 | JORDAN DIXON-HAMILTON
    Former President Donald Trump boldly proclaimed that the Republican Party is “never going back to the party of Paul Ryan, Karl Rove, and Jeb Bush” during his Saturday speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Trump listed numerous “villains and scoundrels” from whom he hopes to liberate the United States, including globalists, communists, and the fake news media. Trump told the CPAC crowd: With you at my side, we will demolish the deep state. We will expel the war mongers. They are people that don’t get it, although in some cases they get it, they get it for their...
  • Pompeo: We Need ‘True Conservative’ Candidates — The Moment for Celebrity Is Over

    03/05/2023 11:14:52 AM PST · by conservative98 · 117 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5 Mar 2023 | PAM KEY
    ormer Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on this week’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday” that the nation needs to move past celebrity candidates for president. Host Shannon Bream asked, “Would a President Pompeo do a better job at managing the defect and debt than President Trump did?” Pompeo said, “I think a President Pompeo or any conservative president will do better than not only we did during the four years of the Trump administration, but Barack Obama, George Bush. The list is long, Shannon, of folks who come to Washington on one theory and, aren’t prepared to stand up...
  • CPAC Has Trump Hats, ‘Trumpinator’ T-Shirts, but Few 2024 GOP Challengers

    03/03/2023 12:15:57 PM PST · by conservative98 · 42 replies
    WSJ ^ | March 3, 2023 | Alex Leary and John McCormick
    Lisa Olson-Marshke walked into Donald Trump’s office here and pulled up a seat behind his desk. On one side was a red “Make America Great Again” hat, along with a gold-wrapped chocolate bar that proclaimed, “Trump was right!” “It sort of felt like being there,” Ms. Olson-Marshke said of the mock Oval Office at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the annual four-day gathering that the former president will headline on Saturday as he accelerates his 2024 comeback campaign. “I’m so excited,” said the 57-year-old from Michigan. “We need him back.” Throughout the gathering, people have lined up for pictures at...
  • TRUMP BURNS UP 2024 PRIMARY POLLING WITH INCREDIBLE NUMBERS

    03/01/2023 10:17:01 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 55 replies
    RSBN ^ | February 28, 2023 | Summer Lane
    President Donald Trump is the unmistakable favorite for the 2024 Republican primary nomination among GOP voters, and there isn’t even a close second. A new poll from Emerson College found that among GOP primary voters, Trump netted 55 percent of support, while potential 2024 GOP presidential candidate, Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., scored 25 percent of support.DeSantis, who has been touted by some to be the “heir apparent” to Trump, has lost considerable traction in the polls over the last two months, ahead of what is speculated to be an upcoming announcement of his possible 2024 presidential candidacy.2024 National Republican Primary•...
  • Mike Pompeo’s PAC Spent $42K on Copies of His Own Book and Now It’s a Bestseller

    02/23/2023 8:36:38 PM PST · by conservative98 · 19 replies
    Vice ^ | February 22, 2023 | Cameron Joseph WASHINGTON, US
    Mike Pompeo’s new memoir might not be flying off the bookshelves—but bulk orders from his political action committee on the day that it was released appear to have propelled it onto the New York Times bestseller list, anyways. Champion American Values, a PAC promoting the former secretary of state and likely Republican presidential candidate, spent $42,000 on the bulk orders of the book on the day it was published, according to a Monday filing with the Federal Election Commission. The purchase was first reported by Forbes. That was enough to get “Never Give An Inch: Fighting for the America I...