Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Report: CIA Overseer of Korean Affairs To Leave Post

A CIA official who played an instrumental role in organizing the summit between President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un is stepping down. Andrew Kim, who heads the CIA’s Korea Mission Center, is taking up a research post at Standford University.

Pres. Trump defends Pompeo: relations with Saudi Arabia good for jobs, oil

President Trump tweets out in support Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, after he suggested the U.S. get tougher on Saudi Arabia. In a tweet Thursday, the president quoted Pompeo saying maintaining relations with Saudi Arabia was ‘vital to national security.’ However, the secretary of state also said it was the president’s obligation to adopt policies that further America’s security interests.