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Biden official accuses Trump administration of ‘sabotage,’ following a string of controversial foreign policy decisions in the final days of the presidency

An unnamed transition official from President-elect Joe Biden’s team has said that President Donald Trump’s latest foreign policy moves “feel like sabotage,” according to PBS NewsHour. In the PBS exclusive interview, the official singled out Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for implementing controversial foreign policies in the final days of […]
Biden official accuses Trump administration of ‘sabotage,’ following a string of controversial foreign policy decisions in the final days of the presidency
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A ‘disgruntled’ staffer reportedly changed Trump’s and Pence’s biographies on the State Department website to say their terms ended on Monday

President Donald Trump’s and Vice President Mike Pence’s biography pages on the State Department’s website were updated to say that their terms would end on Monday. BuzzFeed News and the journalist Hugo Lowell both reported that the changes were made deliberately by a “disgruntled” employee at the State Department. BuzzFeed […]
A ‘disgruntled’ staffer reportedly changed Trump’s and Pence’s biographies on the State Department website to say their terms ended on Monday
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State Department reportedly sent out holiday gathering invitations for multiple parties — including one that was sent to 900 invitees — as COVID-19 surges

According to The Washington Post, large-scale holiday parties are being planned at the State Department, with one invitation sent out to 900 potential attendees. In Washington, DC, indoor gatherings are recommended to be limited to 10 people maximum. However, in a statement, the State Department told Business Insider it is […]
State Department reportedly sent out holiday gathering invitations for multiple parties — including one that was sent to 900 invitees — as COVID-19 surges
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Trump has given up on Iran policy in his last weeks in office and told Pompeo he can do anything he wants, as long as it doesn’t ‘start World War III,’ report says

President Donald Trump has “checked out” on his Iran policy, giving Secretary of State Mike Pompeo freedom to dictate policy short of “start[ing] World World III,” The Daily Beast reported, citing US officials. According to the outlet, Trump is looking to undermine President-elect Joe Biden by putting the US-Iran relationship […]
Trump has given up on Iran policy in his last weeks in office and told Pompeo he can do anything he wants, as long as it doesn’t ‘start World War III,’ report says
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In an apparent dig at the Trump administration, Obama says Biden’s foreign policy team will ‘know where countries are’

In a Tuesday interview with Stephen Colbert, former President Barack Obama praised President-elect Joe Biden’s foreign policy picks for the incoming administration. Obama said that he was looking forward to seeing an administration where people “know where countries are,” an apparent dig at President Donald Trump and his administration. In […]
In an apparent dig at the Trump administration, Obama says Biden’s foreign policy team will ‘know where countries are’
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Pompeo congratulates a tiny Caribbean country on its election while refusing to recognise Biden as the winner in the world’s oldest democracy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday congratulated St. Vincent and the Grenadines for holding “free and fair elections.” Pompeo has not yet congratulated his own country, which is technically the world’s oldest democracy, for doing the same. And he hasn’t recognised President-elect Joe Biden as the winner. President Donald […]
Pompeo congratulates a tiny Caribbean country on its election while refusing to recognise Biden as the winner in the world’s oldest democracy