Secretary Michael R. Pompeo Remarks to the Press

Secretary Pompeo’s remarks including on Venezuela, repatriation of American citizens, Honduras, COVID-19 humanitarian assistance followed by Q&A.   Remarks MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE Press Briefing Room Washington, D.C. March 31, 2020   SECRETARY POMPEO:  Well, good morning, everyone.  It’s great to see you all.  I hope everybody’s keeping safe, healthy.  I want to talk about two important topics today.  …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo Remarks to the Press

As you all know, the Trump administration continues to put an enormous amount of energy into combating the Wuhan virus and protecting the American people.  We’re highly engaged here at the State Department on that critical mission.  I’ll talk about that a bit and happy to take some questions as well about what we’re doing …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with UK Foreign Secretary Raab

The Secretary and Foreign Secretary also spoke about preparations to launch negotiations on a robust U.S.-UK free trade agreement. They discussed the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak and the measures the United States and the UK are taking to help combat the outbreak in coordination with international partners U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson READOUT …

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Secretary Pompeo in discussion with UK Foreign Secretary Raab

MR GODSON:  Good morning.  Thank you all for coming.  We like to put on a great show for you here at Policy Exchange, and I think you’d agree that we couldn’t do better than these two leading world figures at this – and particularly at this particular moment.  It couldn’t be a better time.  We hadn’t …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks to Traveling Press En-route to Baghdad, Iraq

So the reason we’re going is you’ve all seen the reports that there have been escalating – information that indicates that Iran is escalating their activity. I wanted to go to Baghdad to speak with the leadership there, to assure them that we stood ready to continue to ensure that Iraq was a sovereign, independent …

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Previewing the Secretary’s Upcoming Trip to London, UK and other Countries

 In London, Secretary Pompeo is very honored to be delivering this year’s Margaret Thatcher Lecture at the Center for Policy Studies. In his remarks, the Secretary is going to discuss the Special Relationship that binds the United States and the United Kingdom in a relationship that has indelibly contributed to the prosperity, security, and freedom …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks at the U.S. Army War College

The world has changed. The geopolitical circumstances have certainly changed. New weapons, new technology, the methods of warfare are different. But what has – fundamentally has not changed and will not change is the massive need for leadership, both military and civilian, both here at home and abroad. Leaders’ defining qualities haven’t changed much either. …

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State Department’s Foreign Policy Strategy and FY 2020 Budget Request

Thanks for the opportunity to discuss the administration’s FY 2020 budget.  It’s designed around the National Security Strategy to achieve our foreign policy goals. The request for $40 billion for State Department and USAID puts us in position to do just that. Testimony Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Opening Statement Before the House Committee on …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks to the Iowa Farm Bureau

And I will – I had an ambassador – our ambassador to the United Kingdom said the other day – he just – he said, look, they’ve been – in the EU, they’ve been smearing the quality of our food. They’ve been saying things about the quality of our food that just simply aren’t true. …

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