In a long, often disjointed, conference call between outgoing president Donald Trump, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and others in Washington and Georgia, the defeated president who lost in both the popular and Electoral College vote for president against Joe Biden tried to convince, persuade, threaten and even begged, the state to change at least enough votes to overturn his loss in that state. It didn’t sell.
Blinken brings a depth of experience to running a depleted and demoralized State Department devastated by Trump’s scandalous appointees.
Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, avoided a rare rebuke Monday as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him, but
President Donald Trump unceremoniously dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday — via Twitter — and picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to shift from