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CIA Boss Mike Pompeo Denies Agency Is Withholding Intel From Trump

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

CIA Director Mike Pompeo has issued a statement denying a media report that intelligence officials are withholding sensitive security information from...

Mike Pompeo To Head The CIA

Dr. Munr Kazmir | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics
Dr. Munr Kazmir

I believe Mike Pompeo is up for the challenge and will succeed where very few could.

News Roundup for January 24, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 01.24.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

What's the deal with all this news anyway?

Senate Confirms Mike Pompeo As CIA Director

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate confirmed Representative Mike Pompeoto be President Donald Trump’s Central Intelligence Agency director on Mo...

Sen. Tom Cotton Needs To Stow His Confirmation Complaints

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics

The confirmation process for President Donald Trump’s various nominees has been a bit of a drawn-out mess, primarily because the incoming administra...

Trump’s CIA Pick Is So Eager To Run The CIA That He’s Willing To Contradict Himself

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― There aren’t enough Democrats in the Senate to block Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) from being confirmed as CIA director, and no Republica...

An Accidental Look Back: Pundits, The Press, And Trump

Aaron Harber | Posted 12.09.2016 | Politics
Aaron Harber

The Party supposedly headed for "extinction" won the Presidency, kept control of both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House, gained control of 33 out of 50 governorships, and won control of both chambers of the legislatures in 32 states (with Democrats controlling both chambers in only 5 states).

Is a Clash of Civilizations Looming?

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 12.09.2016 | Religion
Parvez Ahmed

President-elect Trump's National Security Advisor Michael Flynn during a media interview said, "Islam is a political ideology based on a religion." Th...

The Last Days of Democracy?

Adil E. Shamoo | Posted 11.28.2016 | Politics
Adil E. Shamoo

A fraudulent campaign has resulted in the election of a fraudulent president. What can be done to save American democracy? The recent presidential ca...

Trump CIA Pick Hyped Facts On Iran, Downplayed Costs Of War

Ryan Costello | Posted 11.23.2016 | World
Ryan Costello

Pompeo's track record of hyping threats, issuing provocative calls for regime change, and underselling the burdens of military action against Iran all bode poorly for the direction he would help take a Trump administration as CIA director.

Trump Selects Tea Party Rep. Mike Pompeo To Be CIA Director

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) announced Friday that he will accept a nomination from President-elect Donald Trump to lead the CIA. “I am honored to have...

Pompeo In Trump's Cabinet Would Be Another Win For The 'Swamp'

Carey Gillam | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics
Carey Gillam

News that President-elect Donald Trump is considering U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo for a cabinet slot illustrates just how dark the days ahead might be for America's burgeoning "food movement," which has been advocating for more transparency and fewer pesticides in food production.

Congress Passes Bill Industry-Backed GMO Bill

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Congress passed a bill on Thursday that wipes out state laws requiring the labeling of genetically modified ingredients in food. The bi...

Koch Brothers' Congressman Seeks To Block Efforts to Prevent Chemical Catastrophe

David Halperin | Posted 07.11.2016 | Green
David Halperin

Republican congressman Mike Pompeo of Kansas, who represents Wichita, seems to be doing the bidding of the Koch Brothers once again: He has introduced legislation to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing or enforcing a rule to improve the safety of America's most dangerous chemical plants.

House Republicans Spent Millions Of Dollars On Benghazi Committee To Exonerate Clinton

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After spending more than two years and $7 million, the House Select Committee on Benghazi released a report Tuesday that found -- like e...

Koch Brothers' 'Bankers' Sneak Anti-Wind Op-Ed Past the New York Times

Elliott Negin | Posted 01.06.2017 | Media
Elliott Negin

So who are Marc Short and Andy Koenig? The Times identified them only as "the president and senior policy adviser, respectively, at Freedom Partners, which advocates for free-market policies."

This Might Be The Dumbest Line Of Inquiry At The Benghazi Hearing

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics

EmbedContent(56294683e4b0ec0a3893cc93,,Embed,aolon,Some({})) WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) had perhaps the most bizarre line of inquiry at T...

State Rights, or Big Government and Monsanto Run Amok? House Republicans Will Choose.

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 07.24.2016 | Politics
Andrew Kimbrell

For House Republicans, this week may be a major test as to whether their devotion to state's rights is a foundational principle for which they stand, or mere hypocritical rhetoric to be tossed aside when a few major corporations want to improve their bottom line.

House Votes To Ban States From Labeling GMO Foods

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Do you want to know whether your food has genetically modified organisms in it? The House of Representatives voted to make that harder o...

Will Congressional NSA Action Matter?

Kevin Price | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics
Kevin Price

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is playing "beat the clock" when it comes to the continued authorization of the NSA accumulation of phone data of US citizens. June 1 is the deadline and there is no consensus on how to go forward.

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Michele Bachmann Wants An Attack On Iran For Christmas | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is retiring from Congress at the end of this year, and she wants to go out with a bang. A very specific ...

Mike Pompeo Wins Re-election In Midterm Race Against Perry Schuckman

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) defeated his Democratic challenger Perry Schuckman in the midterm race to represent Kansas' 4th congressional district on Tu...

Tea Party Congressman Defeats GOP Challenger

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) has won the Republican primary to represent the state's 4th District, the Associated Press reports. Pompeo defeated for...

Samantha Lachman

7 Primaries You Should Watch This Week | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Congress has left town for its five-week recess and focus is turning elsewhere, this week's elections across the country will be m...

GMO Pushers and The Art of War

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

GMO labeling is a not a matter of if, but when. The "Big 6" chemical companies and the "big food" lobby know they are fighting a losing battle, but they have deep pockets and seem to be willing to do, say and spend almost anything to keep American consumers in the dark.