On Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that China's reluctance to provide coronavirus information during the initial stages of the outbreak, put the U.S. "behind the curve."
Mark Esper's comments came after Trump said that he believed four U.S. embassies would have been attacked if Soleimani was not killed.
"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.
Molly Montgomery said the current State Department is "far from having swagger" and is instead "limping along at the moment."
"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 minute long video opens by calling Romney, "Slick, slippery, stealthy--Mitt Romney had us fooled." The video also claims that Romney was "posing as a Republican," during Romney's 2016 bid for secretary of state.
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.
"If we disagree, my duty is to go share with him our disagreements," Pompeo said.
"We don't need four more years of that," Pompeo, who would become Trump's Secretary of State, said at the time.
Trump was criticized for taking a seemingly soft approach toward Putin during the call, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke in glowing terms about the president's handling of Russia.
Pompeo's joke about Trump firing him on Twitter was in reference to his predecessor Rex Tillerson, who the president dismissed in a tweet last March.
"I don't put a lot of stock in the things Mr. McCabe said," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on NBC's "Today," dodging repeated questions about what he knew as CIA director.
"She does not have any legal basis, no valid U.S. passport, no right to a passport, nor any visa to travel to the United States," Pompeo said in a statement.
Republicans vying for secretary of state in Kentucky are battling over one candidate's legal ability to use the nickname "Trump" on the ballots.
He was wearing a black wig with a New Orleans Saints bandana wrapped around his head. His face was painted black.
Bolsonaro had previously said that Brazil's two decades of military dictatorship, which ended in 1985, was a "very good period" and that he is "in favor of torture."
A Georgia Democratic candidate for secretary of state attended a debate alone after his Republican opponent, who was recently touted by Trump, did not show up due to an alleged "scheduling conflict."
The Cleveland Browns said they are open to interviewing and potentially hiring what would be the NFL's first female head coach, with Condoleeza Rice making the team's list of interview candidates.
The former secretary of state said he doubted President Donald Trump could ever be a "moral leader."
"There has been no evidence that grocery fraud occurs on a widespread basis," Jim Condo joked on Twitter.
Kansas Secretary of State and Republican candidate for governor, Kris W. Kobach, waved to families at a parade outside Kansas City while riding in a red, white and blue Jeep Wrangler fitted with a mounted machine gun Saturday.
President Donald Trump's former Secretary of State told graduating seniors that they had a responsibility to "confront the crisis of ethics and integrity in our society and among our leaders."
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Trump administration was open to lifting sanctions and allowing private American investments into the reclusive state.
By every credible measure, Pompeo is more than qualified. It is really hard not to mark opposition to his appointment as much more than rank partisanship and posturing.