secretary of state

Pompeo rules out 2020 Senate bid

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday ruled out a US Senate bid in 2020, saying he'll "be the secretary of state as long as President Trump gives (him) the chance to serve as a senior diplomat."

Pompeo set to meet Kim Jong Un on Sunday

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to North Korea this weekend where he will meet with dictator Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Sunday, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert announced Tuesday. He will also travel to Japan, South Korea and China on his swing through Asia, she said.

Pompeo: North Korea remains a nuclear threat

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that North Korea remains a nuclear threat, but defended President Donald Trump for tweeting otherwise earlier this month.

Pompeo contradicts Trump on 'deep state' accusations

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that he "does not believe there is a deep state" at the State Department or the CIA -- contradicting President Donald Trump's repeated assertion that there are forces within the government conspiring against him.

Mike Pompeo sworn in as Trump's second secretary of state

Mike Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th US secretary of state Thursday, after the Senate voted to confirm him, 57-42, installing the former CIA Director as the nation's top diplomat at a time when several high stakes negotiations are underway around the globe.

Pompeo nomination advances out of committee

Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state, advanced out of committee Monday with a favorable recommendation, following a last minute reversal from Sen. Rand Paul that averted a historic rebuke of the President's pick to be the country's top diplomat.