Trump fires US State Department inspector general Steve Linick, believed to be probing Mike Pompeo

//Trump fires US State Department inspector general Steve Linick, believed to be probing Mike Pompeo

Trump fires US State Department inspector general Steve Linick, believed to be probing Mike Pompeo

US President Donald Trump fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick late on Friday, with the ousting leading to heavy criticism from senior Democratic lawmakers, including House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi.Trump said in a letter to Pelosi that he no longer had confidence in the inspector general’s ability to serve, though he did not give the reason for his loss of confidence.“This is to advise that I am exercising my power as President to remove from office the Inspector…

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