It marks first confirmation that US Secretary of State is considering Senate race next year. FMTNews
It marks first confirmation that US Secretary of State is considering Senate race next year.
Always careful not to upset Trump, Pompeo has been coy in his statements on a Senate bid even as his repeated trips to Kansas and regular interviews with media in the Great Plains state increasingly left little doubt.
Kansas is heavily Republican and has not elected a Democrat to the Senate since 1932, the longest streak that any state has shut out one of the two major US parties.
Pompeo, an evangelical Christian former congressman with roots in the populist Tea Party movement, is widely seen as harbouring ambitions to run for president himself in 2024.
Pompeo is also increasingly implicated personally in the scandal. He acknowledged that he was on the July 25 call in which Trump asked Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, for “a favour” – an episode that triggered the impeachment inquiry.
“I can only assume Pompeo failed or skipped them all when you observe his cowardly, slimy behaviour as the leader of the State Department. I would never, ever, ever want to be in a trench with that man,” Friedman wrote.Read more: Free Malaysia Today
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