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NYT: Recently Resigned Pompeo Adviser Objected To Sidelining Of Diplomats In Ukraine

Just days after resigning as a top adviser to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Michael McKinley told the House on Wednesday that he resigned over the sidelining of career diplomats in Ukraine, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

McKinley resigned on Thursday of last week, according to the Washington Post. Soon after, the House scheduled him for a transcribed interview as part of its impeachment inquiry. Speaking to Congress Wednesday, the former Pompeo adviser expressed frustration with how the administration “wrestled Ukraine policy away from career diplomats,” in the Times’ words.
McKinley told investigators he resigned over the politicization of the State …read more

Source:: TPM



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