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Pompeo, Censorship, wokeness, political correctness, it all points in one direction authoritarianism.

Secretary Pompeo delivers remarks at Voice of America, in Washington, D.C. --------------- Under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump and Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, the U.S. Department of State leads America’s foreign policy through diplomacy, advocacy, and assistance by advancing the interests of the American people, their safety and economic prosperity. On behalf of the American people we promote and demonstrate democratic values and advance a free, peaceful, and prosperous world. United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service and U.S. Agency for International Development. SECRETARY POMPEO:   Thank you.  Good

Australia, Canada, UK, and the US serious Concerns mass arrests of politicians in Hong Kong

We, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the United States Secretary of State, underscore our serious concern at the mass arrests of 55 politicians and activists in Hong Kong for subversion under the National Security Law.  The National Security Law is a clear breach of the Sino-British Joint Declaration and undermines the 'One Country, Two Systems’ framework. It has curtailed the rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong. It is clear that the National Security Law is being used to eliminate dissent and opposing political views. We call on the Hong Kong and Chinese central authorities to respect the legally guaranteed rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong without fear of arrest and detention. It is crucial that the postponed Legislative Council elections in September proceed in a fair way that includes candidates representing a range of political opinions. Joint Statement Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs and

SECRETARY POMPEO The Promise of America speech

SECRETARY POMPEO:   Well, good morning, everyone.  And thanks, Roger.  Thanks to you also, Ben, and all the Reagan Foundation trustees, and the institute staff for making this event possible.  It’s really special to be here today. I’m honored that you asked me to inaugurate this Center for Freedom and Democracy. See if I can’t solve this feedback problem myself. As we were getting ready for this, as my team was helping me get ready, I was reminded of a line from Emerson – I don’t quote poetry often; I should do so more – (laughter) – that President Reagan quoted during his famous speech at Westminster, in 1982.  He said that an institution is lengthened by the shadow of one man. And there is no man who did more than Reagan to restore America’s confidence and advance human freedom in the post-World War II era. And so there’s no better first event for the Sutton Family Auditorium than continuing that work by launching this new institution, 40 years after America sent our 40th President t

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