Pompeo All But Explicitly Attacks Tillerson in First State Department Address
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Curt Mills

Politics, North America

He also announced that President Donald Trump will make his first trip to Department headquarters in Foggy Bottom on Wednesday.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave short remarks to State employees Tuesday afternoon. It was his first formal address to staff as secretary, and his comments were clearly intended to contrast himself with his short-lived predecessor, Rex Tillerson.

For one thing, Pompeo did not thank Tillerson during his remarks.

“I’ll spend as...


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