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Top aide to US Secretary of State Pompeo resigns

Michael McKinley (right) told colleagues he was leaving for personal reasons. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: A senior adviser to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has resigned, with the State Department mired in a controversy over the Trump administration’s dealings with Ukraine that has prompted an impeachment inquiry targeting the president.
Michael McKinley, a career diplomat who has served as Pompeo’s policy adviser since May 2018 following previous posts as ambassador to Brazil, Afghanistan, Colombia and Peru, said in a note to staff made available yesterday that his departure after 37 years with the department was “personal.”
He said he was “leaving the Department …read more

Source:: Free Malaysia Today



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