Posts Tagged ‘Mike Pompeo’

U.S. ‘Looking At’ Banning Chinese Social Media Apps, Including TikTok — Mike Pompeo

The United State (US) is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok. This is according to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview with Fox News on Monday.  There have been rising tensions between the U.S. and China, as scrutiny on TikTok and Chinese technology firms continue to grow.  When quizzed […]

US Places Nigeria on Violations of Religious Freedom Watch List

The United Sates government has added Nigeria to a ‘Special Watch List (SWL)’ of countries that have engaged in religion violations. The list was announced by the U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, while releasing the 2018 report of the United States Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).Thr report recommended Nigeria’s designation as a Country of Particular Concern […]

House Democrats’ Subpoenas Meant to ‘Intimidate’ State Dept.~ Mike Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday wrote a letter to the House Foreign Affairs Committee declaring that Democrats are attempting to “intimidate” State Department officials and calling their scheduled depositions related to an impeachment inquiry “not feasible.” See tweet and letter to the Senate below; I’m concerned with aspects of the Committee’s request that […]

North Korea foreign minister calls Mike Pompeo ‘poisonous plant of American diplomacy’

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho called U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a “poisonous plant of American diplomacy” to protest Pompeo’s remarks in an interview in which he said that Washington will maintain crippling sanctions on North Korea unless it denuclearizes. By Associated PressNorth Korea’s foreign minister on Friday called U.S. Secretary of […]