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Mike Pompeo Confirms He Was Questioned By Fired Inspector General

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Published on May 20, 2020 - Duration: 01:21s

Mike Pompeo Confirms He Was Questioned By Fired Inspector General

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied knowing that the Office of the Inspector General was conducting any investigations into him, despite confirming that he answered a series of questions sent by the office earlier this year.

President Donald Trump later fired IG Steve Linick at Pompeo’s recommendation.

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