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Trump Puts Blame On Pompeo For Firing State Department's Inspector General

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Published on May 19, 2020 - Duration: 00:32s

Trump Puts Blame On Pompeo For Firing State Department's Inspector General

President Donald Trump won’t take responsibility for firing the State Department’s inspector general.

According to Business Insider, Trump fired him at the request of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Reports show that Steve Linick was investigating Pompeo before he was fired.

Linick was looking into Pompeo’s decision to expedite an $8 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia.

He was also looking into allegations of Pompeo using government employees to run personal errands.

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