WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has resigned, according to the Washington Post, which said an announcement was expected as soon as Friday.
Michael McKinley, a career diplomat, has served as Pompeo’s policy adviser since May 2018 following previous posts as ambassador to Brazil, Afghanistan, Colombia and Peru.
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His departure comes as Pompeo and the department have become ensnared in controversy over the Trump administration’s dealings with Ukraine that has prompted an impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump.
House Democrats have issued a subpoena to Pompeo for documents as part of their probe, which centers on a July 25 call Trump made to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in which he pressed for an investigation into former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden,...
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