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Pompeo faces fire over ambassador targeted by Trump

WASHINGTON: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had achieved the seemingly impossible in Donald Trump’s Washington — pleasing the mercurial president while casting himself as a defender of his institution.But that wiliness has reached its limits. Pompeo is now facing fire over accusations he ducked from standing up for the US ambassador to Ukraine, whose sacking is a key part of the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry into Trump.The unusually open criticism by seasoned diplomats comes amid growing expectations that Pompeo will soon exit to run for Senate in his home state of Kansas — where his frequent travel has also …read more

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