US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that he did not intend to run from Kansas to the upper house of the US Congress. The New York Times, citing sources familiar with the contents of the closed meeting held between the two politicians, reports it.
Thus, according to the sources of the publication, the Republicans lose their weighty candidacy for the seat of senator from Kansas, which they are afraid to lose as a result of the 2020 elections. At the same time, they argue that Pompeo did indeed consider this possibility for several months. However, the current Secretary of State finally abandoned such plans last week in the light of the aggravation of the situation in the Middle East caused by the murder in Baghdad of Suleimani
As we reported before, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tried to convince President Donald Trump to kill Iranian General Qasem Soleimani