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Secretary of State Pompeo said he approves of Giuliani’s push for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden

Pompeo said the American people "deserve to know" if there was election interference by the former vice president.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes part in a meeting with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on September 18, 2019.

Just 13% of Americans would support US military going to war over Saudi oil field attack

There's not significant support the for the US involving itself in a Saudi war or taking military action on its behalf as a result of the oil attack.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks on as President Donald Trump attends a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (not pictured) during the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019.

Pompeo inadvertently admitted the Iran crisis is a ‘direct result’ of Trump’s actions

"There is a direct line you can draw from Trump's violation of the Iran deal and the risk of conflict today," one former US official told Insider.
National Security Adviser John Bolton stands alongside US President Donald Trump as he speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, May 17, 2018.

Trump couldn’t handle that Bolton wasn’t a yes man, so he fired him and tapped O’Brien as national security adviser

Trump fired John Bolton as national security adviser after strong disagreements. His new adviser has effusively praised Trump's abilities.

Iran could take advantage of Trump’s wishy-washy response to the Saudi oil field attacks

Whether he's offering peace or leveling threats, Trump's inconsistency on Iran gives US allies and Tehran myriad reasons to doubt his words.
Official spokesperson for the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, Colonel Turki Al-Malki speaks during a news conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on September 16, 2019.

Saudi Arabia says Iranian weapons were used in attacks on oil plants and that the attacks did not originate in Yemen

Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attack, but the US and Saudi Arabia are disputing that.
Smoke is seen following a fire at an Aramco factory in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday.

The world’s oil producers keep a massive amount of capacity in reserve. But it’s almost all in Saudi Arabia and the drone attack messed wi...

Drones hit two key Saudi Aramco oil refineries, shutting down production on around 5% of the world's daily oil production and causing prices to surge.
Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani and President Donald Trump

The US is blaming Iran for devastating strikes in Saudi Arabia as tensions with Tehran rise again after a stressful summer

The Trump administration has blamed Iran for the attack, and at least one Republican lawmaker has already called for retaliation against Iran.

Trump reportedly considering giving Mike Pompeo another job to fill in for ousted John Bolton

Mike Pompeo was asked on Tuesday if he was "blindsided" by John Bolton's ouster. Pompeo smiled and responded, "Yeah, I'm never surprised."
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he supports President Donald Trump holding talks with Iran, but listed conditions for such discussions to move forward.

Pompeo just defeated Bolton in the war to be Trump’s top adviser on foreign policy

John Bolton's personality and hardline stances against US adversaries like Iran and the Taliban increasingly put him out of step with President Trump.