"He's as critical a witness as anybody," former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman told Newsweek.
From expanding restrictions on family planning funding to provoking war with Iran, the president's foreign policy reads like a wish list for many conservative evangelical Christians.
"The present wave of protests has the potential of developing into a revolution," Hilal Khashan, a professor at the American University of Beirut, told Newsweek.
Mark Esper's comments came after Trump said that he believed four U.S. embassies would have been attacked if Soleimani was not killed.
The secretary of state told Fox News there was "no doubt" the Iranian general was plotting attacks on Americans.
Jamie Gangel added that "Pompeo really got everyone on board."
Congressman Seth Moulton told MSNBC's Katy Tur Wednesday that information received during a congressional intelligence briefing was conflicting and "quite vague."
Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin said Tuesday questioned Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's insinuation that Iran was involved with the Haqqani terrorist group in Afghanistan.
The statement comes amid concerns that Trump is out of step with senior-ranking members of his administration, who in recent days have walked back his threats to attack Iran's cultural sites.
"What's striking is how many people are willing to accept this uncritically," Carlson added.
Retired U.S. Ambassador John Limbert warned that President Trump had "no plan" and this could lead to a "disaster."
"They're allowed to kill our people," Trump said. "And we're not allowed to touch their cultural sites? It doesn't work that way."
The secretary of state dismissed criticism that Donald Trump is threatening Iran with "war crimes," saying the president is a "reluctant participant" and doesn't want war with the Islamic Republic.
The Secretary of State told Fox News that U.S. partners in the Middle East have backed the killing of Qassem Soleimani but European allies have not been as welcoming of the move.
President Donald Trump ordered a U.S. drone strike that killed Iran's most powerful general, sparking fears of retaliation from Tehran.
Maine Senator Susan Collins is the second Republican to criticize Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his pre-impeachment trial comments about being in "total coordination" with President Donald Trump.
"I agree with him that terrorists are bad guys— as are the people who conducted barbaric and ineffective acts of torture in the name of Mr. Pompeo's misguided notion of 'Patriotism,'" Scott Z. Burns said in a statement.
"Whether it's Mulvaney, Bolton, Giuliani, Pompeo—if they have to testify under oath, he has to leave," former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said on MSNBC.
A representative for Republicans for the Rule of Law told Newsweek that the group targeted representatives who have shown a willingness to "assert their independence" of the president.
"We have begun proactive outreach to many accounts who have not logged into Twitter in over six months to inform them their accounts may be permanently removed," a Twitter spokesperson told Newsweek.
The secretary of state, who highlighted his former position as CIA director, failed to quash the conspiracy theory promoted by the president and Republicans when reporters questioned him about it.
Richard Painter suggested the Secretary of State was in a tough spot after Gordon Sondland said he was "in the loop" on the alleged quid pro quo with Ukraine.
"The Trump administration was never focused on promoting peace, but instead on propping up Netanyahu's and Trump's careers," Rabbi Alissa Wise said.
Molly Montgomery said the current State Department is "far from having swagger" and is instead "limping along at the moment."
The Secretary of State has been vocal in his criticism of China's Communist Party as the countries tout a much-awaited deal on tariffs which could mean a ceasefire in the trade war.
"Everything is at stake," James Melville warned, "regarding our reputation, our effectiveness, our power, our influence, what we can get done in the world."
The Trump administration's secretary of state did not expand on the implied corruption during his Fox News interview.
The Trump Administration is trying to destroy an American tradition of serving as a sanctuary for the threatened and persecuted that stretches back to the Pilgrims. I can't stand by.
In a speech delivered to the American Association of Christian Counselors, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described keeping a Bible on his desk and promoted specifically Christian leadership.