Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo

Michael R. Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service, and U.S. Agency for International Development.

In the News

UN Security Council Meeting on Iran

Date: 12/12/2018 Description: Secretary Pompeo addresses the UN Security Council - State Dept Image

 Secretary Pompeo (Dec. 12): "Our goodwill gestures have been futile in correcting the Iranian regime’s reckless missile activity and its destructive behaviors. No nation can dispute that Iran is in open defiance of UN Security Council Resolution 2231." Full Text» Outlaw Regime Report» Trip Page»

Restoring the Role of the Nation-State

Date: 12/04/2018 Description: Secretary Pompeo Delivers Remarks at the German Marshall Fund in Brussels - State Dept Image

Secretary Pompeo (Dec. 4): "Our mission is to reassert our sovereignty, reform the liberal international order, and we want our friends to help us and to exert their sovereignty as well. We aspire to make the international order serve our citizens – not to control them. America intends to lead – now and always." Full Text» Trip Page»