Mercer-Backed Group Throws Viral Video Messaging Behind Pompeo

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by Eli Clifton President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as the country’s top diplomat, CIA director Mike Pompeo, is expected to win a Senate confirmation vote later this week even if he can’t muster the… Continue Reading  

Pompeo Declines to Distance Himself From Anti-Muslim Hate Groups

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by Eli Clifton During his confirmation hearings in the Senate today, CIA Director and Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo declined to distance himself from anti-Muslim advocates Frank Gaffney and Brigitte Gabriel. He also refused to explicitly reverse his stated… Continue Reading  

Bolton-Led Group Partnered With Racist, Anti-Semitic Website

Jack Posobiec

by Eli Clifton President Donald Trump’s incoming national security adviser, John Bolton, is best known for his one-size-fits-all policy prescriptions for geopolitical challenges facing the U.S. in hotspots such as Iraq, Iran, and North Korea: preventive war. But Bolton has… Continue Reading  

Trump’s Choice of Bolton Satisfies His Biggest Donor

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by Eli Clifton and Jim Lobe Last August, shortly after John Kelly replaced Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and Steve Bannon was fired as the president’s chief strategist, John Bolton complained that he could no longer get… Continue Reading  

Is Mike Pompeo as Islamophobic as His Spiritual Adviser?

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by Eli Clifton An examination by LobeLog of statements and studies by Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo’s “spiritual adviser” reveals a deeply ingrained anti-Muslim theology coupled with a conviction that U.S. military engagement overseas is justified by nothing less than… Continue Reading