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‘Just answer the question and kill this story’: In internal emails, Heather Nauert criticized Rex Tillerson’s refusal to deny report...

Heather Nauert was critical of former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's refusal to deny reports that he called Trump a "moron" last year.

Trump reportedly offers UN ambassador post to former Fox host Heather Nauert

President Donald Trump has reportedly asked Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman, to replace Nikki Haley as the US's ambassador to the UN.
Hillary Clinton pauses while speaking at a campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina November 8, 2016.

The US State Department withdrew Hillary Clinton’s security clearance and those of several former Clinton aides

The US State Department informed lawmakers that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's security clearance was administratively withdrawn. Clinton requested the action earlier this year. The security clearances of several Clinton aides were also withdrawn.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with President Donald Trump

‘Let’s go to Fox’: State Department spokesman creatively grilled over diplomatic vacancies amid disappearance of Saudi journalist

State Department Deputy Spokesman Robert Palladino faced a grilling during the a press briefing on Wednesday when he couldn't answer whether the US has nominated ambassadors to both Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

The Trump administration said it would admit up to 45,000 refugees this year, but ended up taking in fewer than half

The Trump administration announced last month it would slash the annual refugee cap to 30,000 for the 2019 fiscal year, but it accepted far fewer than that in the current year. The US has been steadily reducing the amount of refugees it accepts since President Trump took office.
People walk past the United Nations headquarters on September 26, 2018 in New York City. World leaders gathered for the 73rd annual meeting at the UN headquarters in Manhattan.

The Trump administration is denying diplomatic visas to the same-sex partners of UN, World Bank, and IMF officials unless they get married — eve...

The State Department has quietly implemented a new rule barring same-sex partners of international organization workers to enter the country on certain diplomatic visas, unless the couple gets legally married. G-4 visas are used by foreign nationals who work at major international organizations.
Two years after the re-opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, the Department of State opened an investigation into what were quickly labeled as "health attacks" against embassy personnel

This is what we know about the mysterious noise attacks on US diplomats, which some officials are now blaming on Russia

Dizziness. Ringing of the ears. Sounds that disappear when a door is opened. These are just some of the symptoms reported by American diplomats in Cuba. The State Department maintains it is still investigating. Yesterday, NBC reported U.S. intelligence officials believe Russia is to blame.
Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, right, makes a fist bump.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s posted a cringeworthy invitation to follow his Instagram account

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promoted his new Instagram account with the term "#swagger" on Monday.
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un hold a signing ceremony at the conclusion of their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore June 12, 2018. Picture taken June 12, 2018.

The US says it’s talking with North Korea ‘virtually every day,’ but they’re getting nowhere

The US and North Korea are apparently in regular communication, engaging one another by phone, email, or message on an almost-daily basis even as each side expresses frustration with the other.
Heather Nauert delivers the morning news on "Fox & Friends" on June 3, 2016.

How Heather Nauert’s unlikely rise at the State Department has made her a top contender for White House press secretary

Heather Nauert, the State Deparment spokeswoman who's doubling as the fourth-highest ranking American diplomat, is reportedly a top contender to become the next White House press secretary.