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Trump fires IG for probing Pompeo

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  1. reedak

    reedak Well-Known Member

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    The White House fired the State Department Inspector General late Friday, according to a State Department spokesperson and a senior congressional aide -- the latest senior U.S. official involved in the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump to be forced out by his administration.

    The inspector general, who acts as an independent watchdog responsible for investigating the agency, was investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, according to the chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Eliot Engel, D-NY....

    "This firing is the outrageous act of a President trying to protect one of his most loyal supporters, the Secretary of State, from accountability," added Engel, accusing Trump of "systematically remov[ing] the official independent watchdogs from the Executive Branch."...

    Source: https://abcnews.go.com/US/trump-fir...-involved-impeachment-probe/story?id=70718001
     
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    reedak Well-Known Member

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    Such an action by Trump is a clear admission of guilt or covering up a wrongdoing. If this is done by the leader of China or any country, the newspaper headline in the West will not be "Chinese leader fires… “ but “Chinese leader admits to ..." Major Western media outlets and US allies, however, still give the US emperor and his eunuchs the privilege of wearing no clothes in a world of make-believe that they are wearing the best clothes on earth. :)
     
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