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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks on as President Donald Trump attends a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (not pictured) during the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019.

Pompeo warned Trump would be an ‘authoritarian president’ in 2016. Now he’s one of Trump’s most loyal and trusted advisors

Mike Pompeo was a harsh critic of Donald Trump in 2016 before he went on to become Trump's CIA director and then secretary of state.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Mike Pompeo is the one of the most sycophantic of all Trump officials, according to a scathing profile where he is called ‘a heat-seeking missil...

Mike Pompeo haas assiduously courted President Trump's trust and approval according to a New Yorker profile.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) and Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab hold a joint news conference after a working luncheon at the State Department in Washington, U.S., August 7, 2019.

Trump will be ready with ‘pen in hand’ to sign a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, says Mike Pompeo

"We support the United Kingdom's sovereign choice, however Brexit ultimately shakes out," Pompeo said.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with President Donald Trump

The State Department denied more than 5,300 visas to Mexican nationals because they are poor

More than 5,300 Mexican nationals were denied visas because they were considered "public charges" dependent on the US government for support.

US Secretary of State Pompeo said he’d go to Iran if needed as Iran tensions continue to rise

"Every country that has an interest in ensuring that those waterways are open and crude oil and other products can flow through the Strait of Hormuz needs to participate."
U.S. President Trump participates in Apollo 11 50th anniversary event at the White House in Washington

The UK reportedly told Trump not to threaten Iran while it negotiates for the release of tanker hostages

The UK government has asked President Donald Trump to play it cool and avoid escalating a tense standoff with Iran.
Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, and British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Pompeo says UK must protect its own ships in the Strait of Hormuz as British politicians raise questions about the strength of the Royal Navy

Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized two British oil tankers on Friday to retaliate for the Royal Navy's seizure of an Iranian tanker earlier this month.
President Donald Trump with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hamburg, Germany, during the plenary session at last year's G20 summit.

After weeks of silence, the White House is renewing its attack on Beijing’s Muslim oppression as US-China trade talks stall

The White House appeared to mute its criticism of China's Communist Party in recent weeks in order to resume trade negotiations with Beijing.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) walks from a Republican Senate caucus meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2018.

Trump is locked in a dangerous stand-off with Iran, and reportedly turned to an anti-war Republican senator to break the deadlock

President Trump has reportedly agreed to allow GOP Sen. Rand Paul to speak to Iran's top diplomat on his behalf, worrying administration officials.