Pompeo postpones visit to Ukraine citing ‘ongoing situation in Iraq’

The trip was cancelled less than 24 hours before he was scheduled to depart. January 1, 2020, 8:23 PM 4 min read Less than 24 hours before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to depart for his first visit to Ukraine as secretary, the trip was cancelled, because of the protests at the U.S. […]

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U.S. Backs Leniency for Gates, Citing ‘Extraordinary’ Help

(Bloomberg) — Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates deserves leniency for his “extraordinary assistance” with offshoots of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the government told a judge just days before his sentencing. Prosecutors said in a court filing Tuesday that they don’t oppose Gates’s request for probation. They also said that Gates deserved praise […]

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