VIDEO: Pompeo speaks out on IG firing

MAY 20, 2020

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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by TheHill.com:

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday doubled down on his request to fire the State Department’s internal watchdog, while also refusing to detail his reason for recommending the move.

“Frankly should have done it some time ago,” Pompeo said during a combative briefing with reporters at the State Department, referring to his request.

The article goes on to state the following:

President Trump notified Congress late Friday evening of his intention to dismiss State Department Inspector General (IG) Steve Linick, who was appointed in 2013 under President Obama, because he had lost confidence in the watchdog.

WATCH Pompeo’s response below:

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