January 14, 2021

Pompeo Shapes Legacy and Stands by Trump in Farewell Tweetstorm

Featuring Richard Fontaine

Source: Bloomberg

Journalist Nick Wadhams

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo chose the day of his boss’s impeachment to promote a very different kind of recognition for Donald Trump: Award the president the Nobel Peace Prize.

Pompeo’s Wednesday morning tweet said simply: “cc: @NobelPrize” beneath a picture of Trump with Israeli and Arab leaders at the signing of a diplomatic agreement with the Jewish state in September.

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Authors

  • Richard Fontaine

    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Fontaine is the Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). He served as President of CNAS from 2012-19 and as Senior Advisor and Senior ...