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.
After nearly three decades, the U.S. is considering removing Sudan from its list of terrorist sponsor states after a change in government.
Molly Montgomery said the current State Department is "far from having swagger" and is instead "limping along at the moment."
Refugees began arriving in the U.S. after a month-long hiatus during which the Trump administration cut the number of refugees admitted into the country to its lowest level in years.
"Everything is at stake," James Melville warned, "regarding our reputation, our effectiveness, our power, our influence, what we can get done in the world."
Earlier this week, explosive testimony from senior U.S. diplomat Bill Taylor detailed his grave concerns about the administration's interaction with the Ukrainian government.
"No foreign government should ever be involved in a U.S. election in any way," Representative Adam Kinzinger told Fox News.
A number of revealing texts between senior U.S. diplomats were released by House committees exploring President Donald Trump's impeachment.
The documents were turned over "in an envelope marked 'White House'" and contained "folders labeled 'Trump Hotel,'" according to three top Democrats.
President Donald Trump's lawyer claimed to have met a top Ukrainian official at the request of the State Department.
Trump said last month that he was "possibly" looking into hosting the next G7 summit at his Miami golf resort.
Congressman Eliot Engel, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said in a statement that the inspector general's report "confirms what we feared."
"More and more I found myself in a defensive stance, struggling to explain to foreign peoples the blatant contradictions at home," the Foreign Service veteran wrote.
"The role of Intelligence Community is to speak truth to power—that's why we are investigating reports that the White House sought to muzzle science-based testimony," Representative Adam Schiff said.
Candace Marie Claiborne accepted tens of thousands of dollars in cash and gifts in exchange for internal State Department documents.
Pompeo's latest attack came as the Russian military vowed to continue supporting President Nicolas Maduro's forces.
"Trump has perfected the act of selling swanky diplomatic posts to rich buffoons," Warren wrote.
Pastor E.W. Jackson, a Baptist minister, praised the Trump administration for rejecting requests from U.S. embassies to fly the gay pride symbol on their flagpoles this month.
National security adviser John Bolton, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo and now the State Department have all contradicted the president.
"China was making a direct threat to me from my mother's voice. They're using my mom to silence me."
The department urged citizens to leave Iraq as soon as possible and avoid all U.S. facilities in the country.
"We should not single out one race, this is racial profiling, it is illegal, it is immoral, and it's certainly against American values," a foreign policy expert told Newsweek.
An investigation followed the State Department's withdrawal of an award to an investigative journalist who had criticized President Donald Trump.
Hamza bin Laden, an emerging leader in Al Qaeda, was labeled a "specially designated global terrorist" in January 2017.
"The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens" in the country, the advisory warned.
Julian Adame, a student at the University of Redlands, was travelling on his own when the incident occurred.
Twenty countries that U.S. travelers should avoid and the potential dangers they may face in each one, according to the State Department.