The General and Sec of State was 84..... Colin L. Powell, who helped guide the U.S. military to victory in the 1991 Persian Gulf War as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, then struggled a decade later over the U.S. invasion of Iraq as a beleaguered secretary of state … [Read more...] about Colin Powell has passed…..
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Fox News floats this one from The Washington Post.... Susan Rice isn't happy about it.... Say's it's beneath the former US Senator, Sec of State , First Lady and Presidential candidate.... Former Vice President Joe Biden's transition team is reportedly considering … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton for Biden UN Ambassador?
Politico gives us a LONG list possibles..... The job is going to need someone who can work with Joe Biden , but who will spend their first year repairing the damage Donald Trump has inflicted on world Foreign Affairs especially with China and Russia....But more … [Read more...] about The Joe Biden Sec of State ?
After some drama in the Senate Foreign Affairs committee? Former CIA director and congressman Mike Pompeo is confirmed for the Sec of State job and immediatly sworn into office to succed Rex Tillerson.... The Senate confirmed CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of … [Read more...] about Mike Pompeo confirmed as Trump’s new Secretary of State and sworn in….
But only by a hair of 11-9..... Senate Majority McConnell had threatened to bring his nomination to the Senate floor without the committee ok.... But I guess he changed his mind? So did Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky) who said he wouldn't vote for CIA Director moving to the Sec of … [Read more...] about Pompeo finally gets a ‘Aye’ vote from the Senate Foreign Affairs….
Makes sense actually.... Even if he went after her during the Benghazi hearings... Clinton jointed others in giving Pompeo advice... As a sharply partisan Republican member of Congress, CIA Director Mike Pompeo tormented former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over … [Read more...] about Sec of State nominee Pompeo speaks to Hillary Clinton about the job…
...from theGuardian.... his is the story of a flight. But it starts with a few caveats. Firstly, it is not a normal flight – the passengers are not your average travellers as they include ministers, CEOs and more journalists than politicians would normally be comfortable … [Read more...] about 17 hours on a B-787 from Australia to London….