Tagged Rep. Mike Pompeo

John Kerry: There are ‘things we can do’ to preserve two-state solution

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks at the Women's Foreign Policy Group Conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 2016. (State Department)

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry signaled in a speech that the Obama administration was still considering action on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in its final days, although it might fall short of a direct intervention on the issue. There’s no way to “force-feed” peace between Israel and the Palestinians, Kerry said… Read more »

Meet the 3 firebrands Donald Trump is naming to national security posts

Top left, clockwise, Mike Pompeo, Michael Flynn, Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions (Pompeo photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images; Flynn photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images; Trump photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Sessions photo: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Controversial pasts with incendiary statements and a fierce loyalty to the president-elect. Judging from the announcements Donald Trump is expected to make Friday, his White House and Cabinet is likelier to look a lot more like Stephen Bannon than Reince Priebus. Those are, respectively, Trump’s top… Read more »