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Pompeo Accuses House Democrats of Trying to ‘Bully’ His Agency

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accused House Democrats of trying to intimidate the State Department by scheduling depositions from agency officials in connection with President Donald Trump’s phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart.In a letter Tuesday in response to the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Pompeo accused Democrats of attempting to “intimidate” and “bully” State Department employees and that the depositions scheduled by the committee are “not feasible.”In all, three House committees have scheduled depositions over the next two weeks with five current and former State Department officials about their involvement in President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone call …read more

Source:: Voice of America