Tag: reportedly

Pompeo reportedly ignored outraged employees to address group that supports ‘ex-gay’ therapy

October 20, 2020
The Miami Herald reports that “[o]ne source described several aides as ‘appalled’ the event still took place despite the concerns, and that afterward, the secretary highlighted his appearance in his latest ‘Miles with Mike’ message to department employees.” A State Department spokesperson tried to soothe alarm over the speech by later claiming that Pompeo honestly had no

Trump would reportedly ‘show off’ the capabilities of different weapons systems he was briefed on to impress billionaires

August 8, 2020
Intelligence officials have had a difficult time briefing President Trump on matters throughout his presidency, The New York Times reports. He reportedly often loses interest, unless the subject is heavy on economics or could intrigue other wealthy people, which tended to concern the intelligence community.In the latter scenario, one former senior administration official told The