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Sec. Mike Pompeo hits back against House Dems’ efforts to ‘bully’ and ‘intimidate’ State Dept. officials

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo decried a subpoena sent to his department from the House Foreign Affairs Committee as an effort to “intimidate, bully, & treat improperly” State Department officials on Tuesday.In a letter responding to the committee’s subpoena, Pompeo told chairman Elliot Engel (D-N.Y.) that he had “been made aware that Committee staff has been sending intimidating communications to career Department professionals who have specifically asked for Committee communications to be channeled through the Bureau of Legislative Affairs.” The letter was sent last week in response to the ongoing controversy about President Donald Trump’s July phone call with the …read more

Source:: The Blaze