Listen: Mike Mike Pompeo, State Department And Trump discussed on The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
"From our friends over at Time magazine this about Secretary of State. Mike Mike pompeo nearly two dozen officials told Time that in recent days Pompeii Oh has become increasingly loud and bullying and appears frequently distracted impatient during State Department policy meetings. What's that about you think well. He's under a lot of pressure. Obviously he had to admit that he was on that telephone on call with presidents Alinsky even though he had an admitted to that earlier that raises a lot of questions. What was the secretary of state doing on that call? Why hadn't he acknowledged earlier. What was his role role in supervising or coordinating with Rudy Giuliani and with the State Department officials who are working with Juliane including Kurt Volker Gordon's on linen and and so on and so these are all questions that remain unanswered and you can imagine the Congress's House Democrats are GonNa WanNa ask them about that. They've already clashed with him about the requests for testimony and documents. He said they were trying to brutalize State Department employees but they have made clear they don't plan to accept accept no for an answer so there's a real you know collision here between the Executive and legislative branches with Mike Pompeo right there in the middle of it. Hey Barbara last night on this broadcast last week. Quoted a superb legal thinker longtime fed name Barbara mcquade. I WanNa read it back to you. This habit of committing crimes in plain sight is intriguing trump. Trump is practically daring us to call him out for soliciting foreign influence into our election which is a crime. I accept the dare. This is a crime barb. You've always been careful to keep politics out of law but as a matter of law and tactics. What do you think the Democrats could do that. You don't see them doing right now well. I I think they just need to stay on course one of the things that I think a mistake they made with regard to the molar report and the Muller Investigation is moving so very slowly and I think lost all momentum wintom in terms of calling witnesses and subpoenaed records and allowing the trump administration to really stonewall and refuse to comply with those subpoenas. I think that keeping the pressure Ron demanding witnesses demanding documents"