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Pompeo Receiving More Scrutiny, Criticism For Dinners With Elite Individuals Paid For By Taxpayers

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A new report that has surfaced indicates that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been funding dinners with “elite figures” with taxpayer dollars, which has raised further questions about his conduct as a member of the president’s cabinet.

There is a renewed desire to explore how government officials are using taxpayer dollars in light of the coronavirus outbreak, which is why Pompeo’s “Madison Dinners” got caught on the radar.

Here’s what we know so far thanks to Washington Examiner:

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The two dozen or so dinners have been unpublicized gatherings hosted by Pompeo and his wife, normally held at the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, according to NBC News. About two dozen have been held since 2018, with guest lists often including an array of elite personalities, including billionaire CEOs, Supreme Court justices, and ambassadors.

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State Department officials involved with the dinners argued the events were using federal funds to build a network of supporters and donors for Pompeo’s potential political ambitions. Records obtained by NBC showed nearly 30% of the guests came from the corporate world, 25% from media or entertainment, 30% from the public sector, and 14% were foreign officials or diplomats. Only Republican members of Congress have been invited.

State Department Inspector General Steve Linick was looking into claims that Pompeo was using a political appointee to take care of his personal errands, along with a Saudi arms deal, but it hasn’t been revealed whether or not Linick was looking into the dinners or not.

State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said Pompeo has benefited from gaining knowledge from his guests, which have included “many foreign diplomats, thought leaders, academics, government leaders at many levels, business leaders, members of Congress, and the media — each of whom has a stake in America and its leadership in the world.”

So who, exactly, were these elite figures that were invited to these little get-togethers? One was Dan Cathy, the CEO of Chick-fil-A. Fox News host Laura Ingraham was another, along with SCOTUS Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

Now, these were just the folks who were invited. We don’t know how many of them actually showed up to the events in question, if any of them.

The point here is this kind of conduct is unacceptable. Pompeo should not be using taxpayer dollars for this kind of activity. If this were a Democrat, folks would be up in arms, and rightfully so.

It’s imperative that when we catch folks on our side doing things they shouldn’t be doing, we hold them accountable for it. If not, we look like hypocrites. Let’s leave that for the liberals.

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Former CNN Host: If GOP Attempts ‘to Replace RBG We Burn the Entire F— Thing Down’

Not exactly all about peace, now are they?

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has already made it clear: the Senate “will” vote on President Trump SCOTUS nominee before the November election. Mitch said the same thing, if a situation came to fruition, in 2019. When it happens – and it will – expect the left to riot, possibly like never seen before. And that’s saying something. From TDW: Left-wing media figures rushed to threaten violent riots on Friday evening if President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) attempt to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away earlier in the day. LOOK: https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1307128905703329793?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307128905703329793%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_2&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fmedia-figures-threaten-riots-if-gop-tries-to-fill-scotus-seat-burn-it-all-down https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1307127650360623104?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307127650360623104%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fmedia-figures-threaten-riots-if-gop-tries-to-fill-scotus-seat-burn-it-all-down https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1307136680567222275?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307136680567222275%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fmedia-figures-threaten-riots-if-gop-tries-to-fill-scotus-seat-burn-it-all-down https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1307134179696668673?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307134179696668673%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fmedia-figures-threaten-riots-if-gop-tries-to-fill-scotus-seat-burn-it-all-down https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1307137798848249856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307137798848249856%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fmedia-figures-threaten-riots-if-gop-tries-to-fill-scotus-seat-burn-it-all-down These people are messed up in the head.

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84-Year-Old Trump Supporting Woman Punched In the Face By Black Man At CA Rally

COWARDLY.

John Salvatore

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There are a lot of bad people of there. Most of them will wind up voting for Joe Biden in November. Because if you don’t agree with them on every single issue, 100% of the time, you are the enemy. Check out what recently went down at a Trump rally in California, via CBS Los Angeles: ALISO VIEJO (CBSLA) — A 33-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly attacking a number of people at a Wednesday night rally held in support of President Donald Trump in Aliso Viejo. “He took his hand way back like he was going to punch me, and [he] hit me right across the face,” 84-year-old Donna Snow said. “Broke my earrings off.” According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, a retired police officer then got involved and pulled his gun as the man attempted to run from the scene. VIDEO: Not enough people come out and say what needs to be said: Democrats are actively trying to kill the United States of America – period. There’s no two ways around it. Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono is one of the more obnoxious members of Congress, and possibly just as ignorant as Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and AOC. On Monday, Hirono made a vile comment about Trump supporters. And she likely won’t face any push back, whatsoever. VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHG_u-p15CQ&feature=emb_title

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