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Mike Pompeo vs. the Libertarians
Former CIA Director and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will probably run for president. People call him a “staunch conservative.” In our extended interview, I give him a hard time about that. “Conservative” once meant promoting limited government. But lately Republicans push new regulations and drive up America’s debt by spending more.
Trial Balloons in the Sky and into 2024
Say the words “espionage” and “communism” to a younger generation and they might think you’re talking about spy novels and Cold War history. Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo thinks both words describe contemporary threats. During a visit to a town made famous by the 1948 film starring Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lionel Barrymore and Lauren Bacall, Pompeo told me he believes the…
Surprising Answers From Pompeo on Spending, Defense & Entitlements
The next presidential race is on. One probable candidate is former CIA Director and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. He just released a new book: “Never Give an Inch: Fighting for the America I Love.” Pompeo must be a smart guy. He graduated first in his class at West Point. Then he went to Harvard Law School. Interviewing him makes it clear that he is smarter and more thoughtful than most…
WATCH: Mike Pompeo Calmly Schools CBS’s Gayle King on Guns, January 6
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched his book tour for Never Give an Inch: Fighting for the America I Love on Tuesday’s CBS Mornings and, in a sit-down with co-host and Democratic donor Gayle King, Pompeo calmly dismantled King’s arguments on gun control, trustworthiness, and how Democrats have exploited January 6 for political gain.
On Fox, Jonathan Swan Says Republicans 'Still Fear' Criticizing Trump
On Fox News Sunday, Jonathan Swan, who is about to move from Axios to the New York Times, says that "there actually haven't been that many prominent Republicans who have come out against Trump" in the wake of his dinner with white nationalist Nick Fuentes. Swan says, "there is still a fear among Republicans, even ones who want to oppose him potentially in 2024, that Trump still commands a…
WashPost's Max Boot on Afghanistan: Trump and Pompeo 'Need to Shut Up'
On Morning Joe, Washington Post columnist Max Boot says that Donald Trump and Mike Pompeo "just need to find a good opportunity right now to just shut up and stop criticizing" Biden's mishandling of the Afghanistan withdrawal. Boot argues that it was Trump and Pompeo who originally set the withdrawal in motion, and are now in no position to criticize what Boot admits is Biden's "very…
Nets Cover Up Biden Stopped Investigation Into Pandemic Origin
This morning, ABC, NBC and CBS refused to report how the Biden administration allegedly stopped an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic. The latest revelation came after many in the media are suddenly reversing course on the Wuhan lab leak theory, which they previously mocked as a conspiracy theory.
NYT's Haberman Blames Trump for Media Discrediting Wuhan Lab Leak Idea
See if you can wrap your head around this one: The media, who instantly dismissed the COVID-19 lab leak theory as a “conspiracy” when President Trump was in office touting it, now are suddenly parroting this same theory as plausible, with President Biden in office. Yet they are still blaming the former administration for “politicizing” the intelligence findings.
CIA Publishes Super Woke, Super Cringe Promo Video
The Central Intelligence Agency, a highly sophisticated entity tasked with collecting and analyzing intelligence to preempt threats against national security, brought shame on the country with a super woke recruitment video featuring an “intersectional” and “cisgender” Latina mom.
Mitchell Proclaims Team Biden Isn't 'Placating and Embracing Putin'
Reporting from Ukraine on Tuesday, MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell could hardly contain her excitement for Secretary of State Anthony Blinken's upcoming visit to the country. after he met with his G7 counterparts in London. It's more of the "America's back" line from the liberal media.
NP-Arf! Mike Pompeo-Pounding NPR Becomes a Lapdog for Tony Blinken
For all the wisecracks about "state-run TV" under Trump, the shoe is now on the other foot, and NPR sounds like "state-run radio," or in one case, "Department of State-run radio." On Tuesday's All Things Considered, anchor Mary Louise Kelly interviewed the new Secretary of State. The online headline was "Secretary Of State Blinken Outlines Biden Administration's Foreign Policy Goals…
NY Times Declares Pompeo ‘Worst Secretary of State' Ever!
New York Times reporter Lara Jakes kicked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo out the door in her Tuesday story, “As Pompeo Exits State Dept., His Turbulent Tenure Leaves Dubious Legacy for the U.S.” It’s noteworthy for being absolutely crammed with the number of links it contains, suggesting a hit piece lovingly curated over a long period: "Spurned by many foreign allies, ridiculed by …
LAME: NYT Goes Cynical, Hostile Against Pompeo, Israel
The New York Times atavistic hostility to Israel shows through in Friday’s piece, “Pompeo Trip to Israel Delivers Parting Gifts, Delighting Hard-Liners.” Neither reporter David Halbfinger and Isabel Kershner can be accused of being sympathetic to Israel, yet this latest entry is especially hostile and cynical in its treatment of what is possibly U.S. Secretary of State’s Mike Pompeo…
Mitchell Wants End to Trump's ‘Anti-Iran,’ ‘Pro-Israel’ Foreign Policy
On her MSNBC show on Wednesday, anchor Andrea Mitchell repeatedly whined over the Trump administration still conducting foreign policy after the election, as if that was unusual or improper. She was particularly outraged that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was traveling to the Middle East to push an “anti-Iran” and “pro-Israel” agenda.