Mike Pompeo Hits Ex-Boss Trump as Not a True Conservative

Mike Pompeo Hits Ex-Boss Trump as Not a True Conservative
Mike Pompeo Hits Ex-Boss Trump as Not a True Conservative

Fox Information

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tried arduous to make his case towards former President Donald Trump—by saying his former boss isn’t a true conservative in any respect.

Talking with host Shannon Bream on Fox Information Sunday, Pompeo was requested if he would do a higher job at managing the federal deficit and the onslaught of federal debt incurred by Trump throughout his tenure. His response included attacking his former boss as a poor cash supervisor, lumping him in with traditional Republican scapegoats like Barack Obama and, oddly, George W. Bush.

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“I feel President Pompeo or any conservative president will do higher than not solely we did in the course of the 4 years within the Trump administration, Barack Obama, George Bush—the checklist is lengthy, Shannon, of oldsters who come to Washington on one idea and aren’t ready to face up and clarify to the American folks how we’re really going to get that proper,” he stated. “It’s going to take a true conservative chief, Shannon.”

Bream appeared stunned at Pompeo’s implication. “Are you saying that former President Trump wasn’t a true conservative chief?” she requested.

Pompeo was frank in his response, opting away from the usual protection a former Trump official normally employs for the previous president. “Six trillion {dollars} extra in debt. That’s by no means the correct path for the nation, Shannon.”

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What Pompeo didn’t acknowledge: The federal debt really elevated by practically $7.8 trillion in the course of the Trump administration, according to the Federal Reserve Financial institution of New York. Or that he himself famous throughout

Pompeo, who’s extensively anticipated to announce a White Home run, used the Sunday look to proceed a weekend-long rebuke of Trump and his ideology. It adopted a stark speech on the Conservative Political Motion Convention (CPAC) on Friday that called out the ex-president in all the pieces however title (and correctly named the rise within the federal debt).

“We shouldn’t search for larger-than-life personalities, however reasonably we must always discover energy within the rooms like this one,” he advised a diminished crowd, later including: “We will’t grow to be the left, following superstar leaders with their very own model of identification politics—these with fragile egos who refuse to acknowledge actuality.”

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